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Body
Top Figured Maple
Back Mahogany
Binding .90 Cream
Adhesive Franklin Titebond
Body
Neck
Species Mahogany with Maple Spline
Profile '59 Neck Profile
Truss Rod Traditional
Joint Angle 4° (+/- 15 seconds)
Adhesive Franklin Titebond
Neck
Neck Fit
Joint Mortise & Tenon
Adhesive Franklin Titebond
Joint Angle Tolerance +/- .005"
Neck Fit
Fingerboard
Species Rosewood
Frets 22
Radius 12"
Scale Length 24.75"
Binding .04 Cream
Inlays Nitrocellulose Trapezoid Inlays
Nut/E.O.B 1.687/2.062
Other Reissue Fret Wire/Tortoise Side Dots
Fingerboard
Nut
Material Nylon
Width 1.687
Slots Gibson PLEK System
Nut
Headstock
Inlay Mother-of-Pearl Gibson Logo
Logo Les Paul Signature
Truss Rod Cover Black/White Antique Bell Shaped™
Angle 17 Degrees

Headstock
Tuners
Model Gotoh Reissue Green Key
Tuning Ratio 12:01
Plating Nickel

Tuners
Bridge
Type ABR-1
Plating Nickel
Bridge
Tailpiece
Type Lightweight Aluminum Stopbar
Plating Nickel
Tailpiece
Hardware
Knobs Gold Top Hat with Dial Pointers
Pickguard Cream Reissue
Toggle Switch Washer Cream with Gold Silkscreen
Pickup Mounting Rings Cream
Control Plate Cover Black
Strings .010 - .046
Strap Buttons Aluminum Gibson End Pins
Hardware
Pickups
Neck Position '57 Classic w/zebra coils
(Factory Cherry Burst)

Custom Bucker
(Factory Dark Burst)
Bridge Position '57 Classic w/zebra coils
(Factory Cherry Burst)

Custom Bucker
(Factory Dark Burst)
Pickups
Electronics
Potentiometers 2 Volume Controls 2 Tone Controls
Coil Wiring Parallel-Machine Wound
Toggle Switch Switchcraft Axial Three-Way with Vintage Toggle Cap
Output Jack Traditional ¼"
Electronics
Finish
Sealer Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Gibson Custom: 1959 Les Paul Factory Burst - Dark BurstDark Burst Gibson Custom: 1959 Les Paul Factory Burst - Cherry BurstCherry Burst
Case
Type Custom Shop Hardshell
Case
Accessories
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Additional Materials Each 1959 Les Paul Factory Burst comes with adjustment literature, and documentation for the guitar's limited lifetime warranty.
In order to continually improve the design, quality and performance of our instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Gibson reserves the right to change specifications without notice. Additionally, because Gibson brand guitars are handcrafted, it is normal for wood grains, finishes and some measurements to vary from those listed on this Web site. As always, the prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Please contact an authorized Gibson dealer in your area for the most current pricing.