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1960 Les Paul Special Double Cut Reissue

SKU:

GU285

$4,199.00

Extra-Special Edition

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson’s legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.

The Les Paul Junior and Special were revised in 1958 to have double cutaways and more fingerboard access, but the Special didn’t really hit its groove until 1960, when the lower pickup placement and slim neck taper made it more robust and easier to play than ever. Custom Shop has proudly replicated the Cherry Red and TV Yellow originals in intricate detail with these 1960 Les Paul Special Double Cut Reissues. They are complete structural and visual clones of the coveted vintage counterparts, but the real magic is in their identical sound and playability. A pair of mean, fiery P-90s cr . . .

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Body Style

Les Paul

Body Shape

Les Paul

Body Material

Solid Mahogany

Binding

Fingerboard 1-Ply Cream

Body Finish

Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Weight Relief

None

Profile

60s SlimTaper™

Scale Length

628.65 mm / 24.75 in

Fingerboard Material

Indian Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius

304.8 mm / 12 in

Fret Count

22

Frets

Authentic Medium-Jumbo

Nut Material

Nylon

Nut Width

42.85 mm / 1.687 in

End Of Board Width

56.89 mm / 2.239 in

Inlays

Pearloid Dot

Joint

Long Tenon

Finish

Nickel

Bridge

Wraparound

Tailpiece

Wraparound

Tuning Machines

Kluson Strip w/ White Buttons

Pickguard

Black Multi-Ply

Truss Rod

Authentic 1950s No-Tube

Truss Rod Cover

2-Ply Black/White

Control Knobs

Black Top Hats

Switch Tip

Amber

Switch washer

Black

Jack Plate Cover

Black Multi-Ply

Control Covers

Black

Strap Buttons

Aluminum

Pickup Covers

Black Soapbar

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 Gauge

.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046

Case

Custom Shop Hardshell

Accessories

Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags

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