With a stunning, flame maple top and in MINT condition this R0 also has the right neck profile and sounds to match...
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A stone-cold classic from Gibson’s Nashville Custom Shop - a 1960 reissue in washed cherry with the requisite reflector knobs and double-ring tuners. This guitar, from 2011, is completely stock and in mint condition - it looks like it came out of the factory yesterday. With a stunning book-matched maple top, an agreeable weight and a dark rosewood board (the likes of which you won’t see on a current reissue), this is the perfect R0.
Here’s what Gibson have to say…
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.
1960 was the last year for the original Les Paul Standard, nearly identical to a 1959 model except for a few specs. Most notably, it features a fast-playing slim neck profile, beloved by the many famous musicians who played ‘60 Bursts including Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, and Paul McCartney. It also has “”reflector”” Volume & Tone knobs and wider “”double-ring”” tuner tips. The Custom Shop 1960 Les Paul Standard Reissue is a clone of the originals from the hide-glue construction to the chemically re-engineered plastic parts. Each one is built with extreme care, reverence and attention to detail by expert Custom Shop craftspeople who are committed to providing an authentic vintage ownership experience.
GIBSON CUSTOM 1960 LES PAUL STANDARD SPECS
Material Solid Mahogany Profile 1960 Slim Taper Scale Length 24.75” Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit Fingerboard Radius 12” Number Of Frets 22 Frets Authentic Medium-Jumbo Nut Material Nylon Nut Width 1.687” End of Board Width 2.24” Inlays Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid Joint Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
Body Shape Les Paul Top 2-Piece Figured Maple, Hide Glue Fit Back 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany Binding 1-Ply Royalite WeightRelief None Finish Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
Finish Nickel Tuner Plating Nickel Bridge No-Wire ABR-1 Saddle Material Nickel-plated Brass Tailpiece Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar Tuning Machines Kluson Single Line, Double Ring Pickguard Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate TrussRod Authentic 1950s No-Tube Truss Rod Cover Authentic Stepped 2-Ply Control Knobs Gold Top Hats w/ Silver Reflector Inserts Switch Tip Amber Catalin Switchwasher Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Jack Plate Cover Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Control Covers Black Royalite Strap Buttons Aluminum Mounting Rings M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Pickup Covers Authentic Profile Nickel Silver
Pickups: Burstbucker 1 & 2 Controls CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors Pickup Selector 3-Way Switchcraft Output Jack Switchcraft
We are located in Cheltenham, the capital of the Cotswolds, UK. All items are in stock and can be viewed, tried out through a variety of vintage amplifiers and purchased, by appointment 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 please) 15 Regent St, Cheltenham, GL50 1HE United Kingdom
Landline: 01242 697607
Mobile (please try landline first): 07842 001007
Overseas: +44 (0)1242 697607