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Gibson Custom Shop 1956 Les Paul Special Single Cut VOS - Bright TV Yellow

$4,207.00
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New
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Description

Thanks to Cream City Music's close relationship with Gibson Custom Shop, we were able to procure this 1956 Les Paul Special Reissue - formerly only available in Japan. This 1956 Les Paul Special Single Cut has all the vintage vibe of a second-year LP Special, with mahogany construction, a thick neck profile, and iconic TV Yellow finish. Its "1959" neck profile delivers a substantial, chunky feel for your fretting hand, perfect for players who prefer '50s necks to the SlimTapers of the '60s. Along with its period-correct neck profile, this '56 Les Paul's hardware (such as a wraparound bridge/tailpiece) and one-piece mahogany body deliver a true vintage feel as well. Plus, thanks to dual Soapbar P90s with black covers, you a spectacular, yet substantial single-coil sound to match the rest of the guitar's authentic in-hand feel. From top to bottom, this Les Paul Special Single Cut Reissue exemplifies the quality craftsmanship of the Gibson Custom Shop.

Specs:

Body
-Body Shape: Les Paul
-Body Material: 1-Piece Solid Mahogany
-Binding: Fingerboard 1-Ply Cream
-Weight Relief: None
-Finish: Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Neck
-Material: Solid Mahogany
-Profile: 1959
-Neck Thickness at 1F: .90"
-Neck Thickness at 12F: 1.00"
-Scale Length: 24.75"
-Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
-Fingerboard Radius: 12"
-Number Of Frets: 22
-Nut Material: Nylon
-Nut Width: 1.687"
-End of Board Width: 2.082"
-Inlays: Celluloid Dot

Hardware
-Finish: Aged Nickel
-Tuner Plating: Aged Nickel
-Bridge: Wraparound
-Tailpiece: Wraparound
-Pickguard: Black/White 5-Ply
-Truss Rod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube
-Truss Rod Cover: True Historic - Advanced
-Control Knobs: Black Top Hats
-Switch Tip: Amber
-Switchwasher: Black
-Jack Plate Cover: Black Multi-Ply
-Strap Buttons: Aluminum
-Pickup Covers: Black Soapbar

Electronics
-Neck Pickup: Soapbar P90 (Black)
-Bridge Pickup: Soapbar P90 (Black)
-Controls: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
-Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
-Output Jack: Switchcraft

Miscellaneous
-Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
-Case: Custom Shop Hardshell