Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429
Gibson Custom Shop: 59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429

Gibson Custom Shop

59 Les Paul Standard Made 2 Measure Hand Selected Top Slow Iced Tea #93429

£5,195.00 Regular price

2023 Gibson Custom Shop '59 Les Paul Standard Made To Measure in Slow Ice Tea Burst. In Unplayed condition. As a 2023 model it has the latest spec with True Historic plastic and full Hide Glue construction, Unpotted Custombuckers and a Serious Hand Picked Flame Maple Top with amazing 3D figure from all angles...It plays beautifully and sounds fabulous, very articulate with a full 'vintage' sound. One of the best looking LP's we have seen, the rosewood board is nice and dark and the top is stunning. Weight is 8lb 9oz. Original case, Cert and Tags.

 

  • Body
  • Wood Species: Lightweight Solid Mahogany Body, 2 Piece Maple Top, Hide Glue Fit
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck
  • Material: Solid Mahogany, Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
  • Neck Profile: Authentic '59 Medium C-Shape
  • Scale Length: 24.75", 62.865cm
  • Fingerboard Material: Solid Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12"
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Nylon
  • Nut Width:  1.69" / 42.85mm
  • End of Board Width:  2.24" / 56.89mm
  • Inlays: Cellulose Trapezoid
  • Truss Rod: '50s Tubeless
  • Hardware
  • Finish: Nickel
  • Bridge: ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum
  • Electronics
  • Pick Guard: Replica Laminated Acrylic
  • Electronics
  • Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)
  • Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Accessories
  • Strings: 10-13-17-26-36-46
  • Case: Brown/Pink Lacquered '50s Replica Case
  • Other: Die-Cast Switch Plate Medallion (w/ Extra Black Plastic Cover in the Case), Gibson Custom Shop Certificate of Authenticity

 

Please note... The UK's 20% VAT CANNOT be deducted for customers outside the UK or VAT registered musical related companies on this item.

 

 Gibson Custom Shop's 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue is not just a tribute to the priceless original models -- it's a clone of them. From laser-scanned dimensions to chemically-recreated plastics to color-matched shades of sunburst, every element has been rendered in unbelievable detail. It represents the culmination of decades of work by Custom Shop's expert team -- a tireless quest to bring accuracy and authenticity to the hands of fans. It’s the definition of cool, and it's the best representation of the 1959 Les Paul Standard since the Gibson Custom Shop began making Historic Reissues over twenty-five years ago.

The Gibson Custom Shop uses a body of solid, non-weight relieved mahogany, which blends depth and richness with the snap and clarity of the maple top. The quarter-sawn mahogany neck, which, in combination with the traditional long-tenon neck joint, enhances sustain and resonance as well as feeling great in the hand. These include a one-piece rosewood fingerboard, Kluson™ Deluxe machine heads, hot-hide glue neck fit, a Historic Truss Rod assembly with no tubing, accurate body and fingerboard binding color, new Custom Buckers created in the image of the original PAFs, and period-correct Aniline dye beneath its nitrocellulose lacquer finish.

Gibson Custom’s new  Unpotted Custom Bucker accurately recreates the original PAFs of the late ’50s, using Alnico III magnets and unequal turns of 42 AWG wire in each coil for that characteristic PAF “bite.” These pickups clean up beautifully at the guitar’s volume controls, while Bumble Bee tone caps assist in that warm, singing “woman tone” when you roll back the tone controls. To top it all off, the 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue plays superbly right out of its Custom Shop hardshell case thanks to a trip through one of Gibson’s state-of-the-art Plek machines before it leaves the Custom Shop floor.

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