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Gibson Custom Ace Frehley "Budokan" Aged Les Paul Custom

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Serial Number: ACEFREHLEY059
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Condition of Instrument:
Excellent Condition and includes all paperwork and COA. Original Hardshell Case in great shape with minor wear!

In 1977, Ace Frehley, along with Mega-Band Kiss, was riding the meteoric wave of the world’s first hard rock, pop super group/marketing machine.  Unlike anything the world had seen before, Kiss had taken music and performance into the main stream with a commercialized yet somehow authentic brand of Rock and Roll that changed the landscape of both music and live performance. Taking the stage in Budokan Hall, Japan along with his customized, three pickup 1974 Les Paul Custom, Ace Frehley was becoming one of the few rare and critically important influencers that defined the direction of rock and roll and inspired legions of dreamers to pick up the guitar.

In celebration of Ace’s legendary status as a rock icon, and the specific moment in time that solidified the same, Gibson Custom is proud to announce the release of the Ace Frehley “Budokan” Les Paul Custom.

Brand: Used
Model: Ace Frehley "Budokan" Aged Les Paul Custom
Finish Color: Heritage Cherry Sunburst
Aging: Aged
Weight: 9.47 lbs
Limited Series: 100 in Aged Finish
Top Wood: 3-Piece (plain/lightly figured maple)
Body Wood: 70's Style, "pancake" Body
Neck Wood: 3-Piece Mahogany
Neck Shape: 1974 Ace Frehley
Neck Dimensions: .820 1st - .980 12th
Fingerboard: Ebony
Inlays: Pearl Block
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Width at Nut: 1 11/16"
Frets: 22 Jumbo
Binding: Multi-ply white/black binding on top and back, Single-ply White on Neck
Pickups: 2 DiMarzio PAF and 1 DiMarzio Super Distortion (only bridge pickup is wired like original)
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-way Toggle
Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum
Tuners: Grover with Acrylic Buttons
Knobs: Gold Speed
Case: Hardshell Case, Silk-Screened with Ace's Signature
COA: Yes