Gibson Custom Shop - 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Darkback VOS Reissue - LPR57DVODGNH

Steve's Code: 23092


Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail. The iconic '57 Goldtop has been the tool of choice for countless guitar heroes. Its elegant gold finish, classic solid mahogany/maple construction and versatile humbucking pickups represent everything one could possibly need in a Les Paul model. This authentic recreation exemplifies Gibson Custom Shop's tireless quest for accuracy to the original year of production, from the woods to the construction to the parts and precise contours throughout. Each Custom Shop Reissue is every bit the instrument and statement piece as the priceless vintage examples, providing an ownership experience that is endlessly fun. Details • Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit • Body: Mahogany • Binding Style: 1-Ply Royalite • Weight Relief: None • Finish: Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina) • Neck: Solid Mahogany • Neck Profile: Chunky C-Shape • Scale Length: 24.75" / 62.865cm • Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit • Fingerboard Radius: 12" / 304.8mm • Number of Frets: 22 • Frets: Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall • Nut Material: Nylon • Nut Width: 1.687" / 42.85mm • End-of-Board Width: 2.24" / 56.89mm • Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid • Hardware Finish: Nickel • Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1 • Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar • Tuners: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring • Pick Guard: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate • Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply • Control Knobs: Butyrate Gold Top Hats • Switch Tip: Amber Catalin • Switch Washer: Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate • Jack Plate: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate • Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted) • Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted) • Controls: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors • Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046 • Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch • Included Accessories: Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags