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This 1960 Les Paul Historic Reissue was hand-built exclusively by Gibson Custom for Wildwood Guitars. These singular instruments represent years of combined knowledge, history, and research.
At Gibson Custom, highly skilled artisans are committed to carrying on the company’s century old tradition of creating exquisite, investment-quality instruments. This guitar boldly reflects the highest standards of Gibson and this very select dealer group, for imaginative design and masterful craftsmanship.
These Select Instruments are only available through the a few hand selected Gibson Custom Shop dealers who as a group, represent the highest level of Expertise, Service, and Customer Satisfaction.
This extraordinary 1960 Les Paul features all the 2013 specs as well as the version 2 60s neck. It comes with Custom-Wound Gibson Custom Bucker pickups, reflector knobs, genuine mahogany neck and body with a figured Maple Top. We are honored to carry these exceptional guitars, a bit of thanks to our friends at the Gibson Custom Shop for these fabulous creations!
2013 Historic spec change overview:
• 1-piece rosewood boards.
• Aniline dye on back and sides on burst finishes. This was original, and discontinued many years ago.
• Hide glue on neck to body joint. Better tonally than aliphatic and other modern adhesives, becomes almost invisible in the joint. Also allows for easier removal of the neck.
• Kluson “Deluxe” tuners – the most accurate reproductions yet!
• Slightly darker cream binding.
|Brand:||Gibson Custom Shop|
|Model:||Benchmark Limited Run Historic 1960 Les Paul Gloss|
|Finish Color:||Bourbon Burst|
|Top Wood:||Carved Figured Maple|
|Body Wood:||Solid Non-Weight Relieved Mahogany|
|Neck Wood:||1-Piece Mahogany Neck|
|Neck Shape:||'60s Slim, Version 2|
|Neck Dimensions:||.820 1st - .930 12th|
|Width at Nut:||1 11/16"|
|Binding:||Slightly Darker Single-Ply Cream on Top and Neck|
|Pickups:||2 Custom Wound Custom Buckers|
|Controls:||2 Volume, 2 Tone; 3-way Toggleswitch with Thin Washer & Jackplate|
|Tailpiece:||Lightweight Aluminum Stopbar|
|Case:||Gibson Custom Hardshell|