Gibson Custom Shop Limited Edition Jeff Beck “YardBurst” 1959 Les Paul Standard Dark Cherry Sunburst 8.9 #YB127

Serial Number: #YB127
Weight: 8 lbs 9 oz

Jeff Beck is gone but never forgotten – widely considered one of the best guitarists in history, capable of playing virtually anything in his own unique, soulful style. And like Jimmy Page and Eric Clapton, Beck got his start playing the Yardbirds, making groundbreaking music on a ’59 Les Paul Standard, which he continued to use and share with the likes of Page and Keith Richards, as documented in many photographs.

The “YardBurst” is as indelible to Jeff Beck’s playing history as his Oxblood Les Paul. Its unique and highly identifiable traits include classic white bobbin humbuckers and a black single ply pickguard. This recreation is true to how it appeared during Jeff’s hallowed Yardbirds days, with a custom Murphy Lab aging treatment, a custom hardshell case, and case candy commemorating the life of the legend that is Jeff Beck.

Only 130 units built worldwide!

Other features include:

  • Body Style Les Paul
  • Body Shape Les Paul
  • Body Material 1-piece Lightweight Mahogany
  • Top Hand-picked to Match the Original
  • Binding Single Ply, Top and Fretboard
  • Body Finish Murphy Lab Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Weight Relief None
  • Profile 50s Rounded Medium C
  • Scale Length 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius 304.8 mm / 12 in
  • Neck Material Mahogany
  • Fret Count 22
  • Nut Material Nylon
  • Nut Width 42.85 mm / 1.687 in
  • Inlays Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Joint Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
  • Finish Nickel; Murphy Lab Aged
  • Bridge ABR-1
  • Tailpiece Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
  • Tuning Machines Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
  • Pickguard Single Ply Black
  • Truss Rod Authentic 50s No-Tube
  • Truss Rod Cover Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
  • Control Knobs Gold Butyrate Top Hat
  • Switch Tip Amber Catalin
  • Switch washer None
  • Jack Plate Cover Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Control Covers Black Royalite; Gibson Custom Shop Medallion Switchplate Cover, Blank Switchplate Cover in the Case Strap Buttons 2 – True Historic, Bottom and Shoulder
  • Mounting Rings Cream M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Pickup Covers None
  • Neck Pickup Custombucker, Double Classic White Bobbins (Unpotted)
  • Bridge Pickup Custombucker, Double Classic White Bobbins (Unpotted)
  • Controls 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Pickup Selector 3-way Switchcraft
  • Output Jack 1/4″ Switchcraft
  • Strings Gauge .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case Aged Brown Exterior/Custom Burgundy Crushed Velvet Lined ( inspired by the suit Jeff often wore while in the Yardbirds) Lifton Reissue 5-Latch Case
  • Accessories Certificate of Authenticity with Photo, Royal Blue Stained Glass Pattern Strap with Banjo-style Leather Ends, Mounted
  • Custom Shop Switchplate Medallion; Reissue Switch Backplate in Case
  • 8 lbs 9 oz
  • #YB127

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