1959 Gibson Les Paul Junior + OSSC Nr MINT

1959 Gibson Les Paul Junior + OSSC Nr MINT

Gibson |  1959LPJ2

Classic 1959 Les Paul with classic '59 medium chunky neck profile. This one is near MINT in correct soft shell gator case and almost completely unfaded too. One of the nicest we have had for a while...

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Beautiful, almost totally unfaded, classic 1959 Gibson Les Paul Junior in cherry red with that wonderful ‘59 neck profile everyone seems to love. This one is near mint too and plays as good as it looks…

Rare to see a ‘59 Junior in this condition that still has the original deep cherry red it was clad with from the factory in 1959. Most we see have faded, sometimes a lot over the years but when you see one as nice as this you cannot fail to appreciate how stunning this guitar looked when it was sold brand new. When you also consider this was a ‘starter or student’ guitar it is even more exceptional, especially when you compare it to some of todays so called starter guitars…

Rare, deep cherry red finish that look pretty much exactly the same under the pickguard as it does above it. Very few marks on this guitar, just a few clearcoat worms and dings plus a coupe of dings on the back of the neck. Headstock is very clean and all correct hardware is gleaming, almost chrome like. For some unknown reason Gibson decided to mark this as a ‘2’ You will never be able to tell why, especially after 59 years.

Correct gator case is also in very nice shape with all latches intact and compared to a lot we see is very structurally sound.

Hardly any play wear at all. Fingerboard is hardly worn and there is virtually no wear on the nice large, factory frets. Action is good and low and guitar plays, probably just as well as it did when it left the factory. In fact it probably plays better as it does not have the heavy flat wound strings it would have had in 1959.

All correct electrics sound superb with that stunning vintage P-90 so dangerously close to the strings. I do not think anyone can at all be disappointed by the way this beauty sounds or plays and as far as eye candy goes, this is one of the very best we have had here for some time here and will surely not disappoint in that department either…

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At a glance

Model: Les Paul Junior
Year: 1959
Finish: Original Cherry Red

Modifications: None
Repairs: None
Weight: 3.08 Kg

Case: Correct soft shell
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Tuners: Correct single line Kluson

Pickups: Original P-90
Hardware: Correct Nickel
Neck Profile: Medium Chunky C
Pots: Correct Centrlab 500k




We are located in Cheltenham, the capital of the Cotswolds, UK. All items are in stock and can be viewed and tried out through a variety of vintage amplifiers, by appointment only, at our brand new lounge/showroom. We despatch virtually anywhere in the world and we have enormous experience in hassle-free, safe shipping.

ATB Guitars (By appointment Only) 15 Regent St, Cheltenham, GL50 1HE United Kingdom

Landline: 01242 697607‬

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ATB Guitars, 15 Regent St, Cheltenham, GL50 1HE United Kingdom