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Gibson CS 20th Anniv '59 Les Paul R9 Reissue #932630 - Used  From Gibson Guitars

An absolutely gorgeous 2013 Tom Murphy Custom Shop 20th Anniversary '59 Reissue Les Paul. 1 of 100 produced to commemorate the occasion!


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Condition: Used, Excellent

A paintstakingly built, historically accurate, Murphy aged, '59 Les Paul Reissue from an extremely limited run. No detail too small (Holly headstock veneer, aniline dye process) or process too antique (hot hide glue neck fit, non-tube truss rod assembly) was spared in the production of this masterful guitar. A piece of history, a collectors item, and a dang fine guitar to boot!

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Manufacturer's Description from Gibson Guitars

Gibson Custom Shop's 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue is not just a tribute to the priceless original models -- it's a clone of them. From laser-scanned dimensions to chemically-recreated plastics to color-matched shades of sunburst, every element has been rendered in unbelievable detail. It represents the culmination of decades of work by Custom Shop's expert team -- a tireless quest to bring accuracy and authenticity to the hands of fans. It’s the definition of cool, and it's the best representation of the 1959 Les Paul Standard since the Gibson Custom Shop began making Historic Reissues over twenty-five years ago.

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About Manufacturer

Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry. In 1994, Gibson's Centennial year, the new Nighthawk model won an industry award for design, setting the stage for a second hundred years of Gibson quality and innovation.


Model: '59 Les Paul Reissue R9

Serial: 932630

Year: 2013

Weight: 8.6 lbs

Body Material: Solid Mahogany

Top Material: Maple

Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose

Color: Aniline Dye Cherry Sunburst

Neck Material: Mahogany

Neck Shape: '50s Rounded

Scale Length: 24.75"

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Fingerboard Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids

Number of Frets: 22

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Bridge/Tailpiece: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic

Tuners: Kluson Deluxe

Number of Pickups: 2

Neck Pickup: Custom Bucker

Bridge Pickup: Custom Bucker

Controls: 2x Volume, 2x Tone (Bumble Bee Tone Caps)

Hardware: Nickel

Case: Hardshell