The Standard Historic 1959 Standard Les Paul from Gibson Custom delivers the tone, look and feel of the original ’59 Sunburst Les Paul that set the standard.
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 the legend are artfully revived for a convincing vintage playing experience.
Neck Design - Historic long neck tenon - Essential for vintage-certified sound transference
Top - Book-matched flame maple - Hand selected for beauty and tone
Tailpiece - Lightweight aluminum stopbar - The lightweight stopbar enhances sustain
Finish - Hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer - Ages and "breaths" like the originals
Neck Joint - Constructed with hot hide glue - A critical ingredient of the legendary Burst tone
Pickups - Custom Bucker PAF repros - Our best PAF repro yet for that hallowed chime, bite and growl
Fingerboard - Solid one-piece rosewood - Essential to authentic look, feel and tone
Body / Back - Hand-selected one-piece mahogany - Select lightweight tonewood
Neck - Quality mahogany with '59 neck profile - Quality mahogany shaped for the feel of a great '59 Burst