The Standard Historic 1958 Standard Les Paul from Gibson Custom delivers the tone, looks and feel of the original ’58, the first of the Gibson’s now infamous Sunburst models.
It features hand-crafted beauty, authentic vintage Gibson tone and historic appointments plus historically accurate aniline dye, hide glue neck construction and the renowned sound transference that comes with its long neck tenon.
The most important details that made the original a legend are artfully revived for a convincing vintage playing experience.
Neck Design - Long-tenon neck joint - Vintage-correct design for optmum sound transference
Tailpiece - Lightweight aluminum stopbar - Lighter weight for authentic sustain
Finish - Hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer - Nitro ages and "breaths" like the originals
Neck Construction - Hot hide glue neck construction - An essential part of the vintage-correct Les Paul formula
Pickups - Custom Bucker pickups - Our best reproduction PAFs yet, with authentic chime, bite and growl
Fingerboard - Solid one-piece rosewood - A select one-piece board for Les Paul tone and feel
Body - Lightweight one-piece mahogany body with maple top - The lightweight mahogany and carved maple combo is a key to the legendary Les Paul tone
Neck - Mahogany body with '58 profile - A high-quality mahogany neck is carved to an authentic '58 profile