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Collector's Choice #17 Keith Nelson 1959 Les Paul "Louis"

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Serial Number: CC17A009
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Capturing every sonic, visual, and tactile nuance of the world's most desirable guitar, Collector’s Choice™ #17 1959 Les Paul "Louis" re-creates a stunningly well-preserved Les Paul that was tucked away in a private collection for the past 30 years.

Keith Nelson of SoCal rock band Buckcherry selected this 'burst from six original '59 Les Pauls after rigorous playing, and has played it on Buckcherry's 2013 release Confessions and every live date since. Thanks to Keith's gracious cooperation, Gibson Custom has painstakingly analyzed every detail of the guitar's look, sound, and modest playing wear to bring you a perfect recreation. From the faded Dirty Lemon Burst finish to the incomparable '59 neck profile and hallowed PAF-driven burst tone, Collector's Choice™ #17 is the nearest you’ll come to making the most valuable electric guitar ever produced your very own.

Brand: Gibson Custom Shop
Model: Collector's Choice #17 Keith Nelson 1959 Les Paul "Louis"
Finish Color: Dirty Lemon
Weight: 8.68 lbs
Top Wood: Figured Maple
Body Wood: Genuine Mahogany
Neck Wood: Genuine Mahogany
Neck Joint: Attached with Hot Hide Glue
Neck Shape: '59 Profile
Neck Dimensions: .890 1st - .950 12th
Fingerboard: Rosewood attached with Hot Hide Glue
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Inlays: Nitro Trapezoids
Scale Length: 24-3/4"
Pickups: BurstBucker 3 (neck), '57 Classic (bridge)
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-way Toggle
Hardware : Nickel
Tuners: Kluson Deluxe
Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Stopbar
Case: Brown Hardshell Case
COA: Yes