A magnificent recreation of one of the giants in the history of Gibson guitars - the '59 Les Paul Standard. This stunning R9 features a beautiful flame top finished in a gorgeous Dirty Lemon Burst. 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: Excellent condition - very clean with only some mild surface scratches & a few minor nicks & dings. 3 of the 4 control knobs have cracks in them, but all still function properly.
Neck: Chunky, one-piece mahogany neck with cream binding & tortoise side-dots. Some of the cherry finish from the neck has bled into the binding giving it more of a rose color. Dark rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl trapezoid inlays. Frets are in great shape with very little wear. Kluson 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 Dirty Lemon Burst. Stopbar tailpiece & ABR-1 bridge with nickel hardware. Single-ply cream pickguard & metal jackplate. Guitar weighs 9 lbs 0.8 oz.
Electronics: Gibson Custom reissue PAF humbuckers with cream bezels & nickel covers. Bridge - 7.95K ohms; Neck - 8.03K 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.