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Gibson Custom Shop ’54 Les Paul Goldtop VOS 8.7 #49170

Serial Number: #49170

From Freddie King to Jeff Beck, many great pickers have been attracted the unique character of the “wraparound” tailpiece of a 1954 Les Paul Goldtop. Some believe its direct link to the body stud screws maximizes sustain while others believe the wraparound bar creates a distinct tonality and vocal quality. Whatever the case, there is certainly something special about this early year in the Les Paul Model’s history and Gibson Custom Shop created this ’54 Reissue to perfectly recapture the look, feel, and tone of the originals.

Other specifications include:

  • Body Shape Les Paul
  • Top 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
  • Back 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany
  • Binding 1-Ply Royalite
  • Weight Relief None
  • Finish Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
  • Neck Material Solid Mahogany
  • Profile Chunky C-Shape
  • Scale Length 24.75″ / 628.65mm
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Fingerboard Radius 12″
  • Number Of Frets 22
  • Frets Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall
  • Nut Material Nylon
  • Nut Width 1.69″ / 42.85mm
  • End of Board Width 2.24″ / 56.89mm
  • Inlays Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Joint Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
  • Hardware Finish Nickel
  • Tuner Plating Nickel
  • Bridge Wraparound Tailpiece
  • Wraparound Tuning Machines
  • Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
  • Pickguard Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • TrussRod Authentic 1950s No-Tube
  • Truss Rod Cover Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
  • Control Knobs Gold Speed Knobs
  • Switch Tip Amber Catalin
  • Switchwasher Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Jack Plate Cover Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Control Covers Brown Royalite
  • Strap Buttons Aluminum
  • Pickup Covers Soapbar Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Neck Pickup Custom Soapbar P90
  • Bridge Pickup Custom Soapbar P90
  • Controls CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Pickup Selector 3-Way Switchcraft
  • Output Jack Switchcraft
  • Strings .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
  • Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags
  • LPR54VODGNH1
  • 8 lbs 7 oz
  • 49170

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$4,499.00

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