Used Gibson Custom Shop R9 Historic Reissue '59 Les Paul Ice Tea Burst VOS 2008

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A magnificent recreation of one of the giants in the history of Gibson guitars - the '59 Les Paul Standard. This stunning R9 Historic features a beautiful flame top finished in a gorgeous Ice Tea Burst, lightly aged with VOS treatment. All the hallmarks of this vintage reissue are present, right down to the beefy mahogany neck & a pair of superb sounding humbuckers, delivering rich, creamy tones with sustain that seems to last for days. Professionally inspected & set up by the experts at Cream City Music, so it's ready for action upon arrival.

Cosmetic Condition: Marvelous condition - very clean with only some mild surface scratches.

Neck: Chunky, one-piece mahogany neck with cream binding & tortoise side-dots.
Rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl trapezoid inlays. Frets are in great shape with no wear. Gibson Deluxe tuners with tulip buttons. 1 11/16" nut width; 24 3/4" scale length. Neck is straight & truss rod is in perfect working condition.

Body: Solid mahogany body with bound, flame maple top finished in Ice Tea Burst. Stopbar tailpiece & ABR-1 bridge with nickel hardware. Single-ply cream pickguard & jackplate. Guitar weighs 8 lbs 7 oz. - great weight & very resonant!

Electronics: Dual humbuckers with cream bezels & aged nickel covers. Bridge - 8.12K ohms; Neck - 7.40K ohms. Dual volume & tone controls with gold "top hat" knobs. 3-way toggle switch & "bumble bee" caps. All electronics are in perfect working condition.

Case: Original hardshell case included along with COA & original hang tags.