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Les Paul Junior 1958

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Mid1958-1960 Kalamazoo

Body Wood: Slab Honduran Mahogany
Binding: None
Top Wood: None
Body Shape: SG Style / Double Cutaway (Rounded)
Lacquer: Color Lacquer Nitrocellulose
Backside: Cherry Red Nitrocellulose
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Nut: Nylon (Molded)
Binding: None
Neck Angle:
Headstock Logo: "Gibson" + "Les Paul Junior" Gold Silkscreened
Serial: Yellow Ink Stamped - 5 or 4-Digits
Fretboard Material: Rosewood
Inlay: Pearloid Dot
Neck Lacquer: Cherry Red Nitrocellulose
Neck Profile: Medium/Thick "C"
Nut Width: 1 11/16" (43 mm)
Scale: 24.75" (628.65mm)
Radius: 12"
#Frets: 22
OG Fretwire: NS Medium Frets
Trussrod: Standard Headstock
Bolt-On Type: Glued Set-Neck (at 16th Fret)

Bridge Type: Nickel plated Zink, One piece Wraparound Tailpiece / 2-Stud
Tailpiece: None
Saddles: None (On Tailpiece)
Tuners: L/R - 3 on-Plate tuners) with White Plastic buttons (Single Line)

Knobs: Black Bell Knobs
Pickguard: Early Models: 1 Ply Tortoise Shell / Later: 1 Ply Black (smaller size)
Back Cover: Black Plastic
Trussrod Cover: Black Single Ply
Jack Cover: 3 Ply B/W/B Plastic

Switch: None
Pickup Config: S
Wiring: Standard: One Master Volume and One- Master Tone
Capacitor: Sprague Bumble-Bee 0.22mfd
Pots: 500k Centralab
Bridge Pickup: Single-Coil P-90 "Dog Ear" Black Cover

Mid-1958 the Les Paul Junior transformed into the Double Cutaway SG Style.
Some Late-1958 had only 4-digit serial, missing the year annotator: (Ex: 8 XXXX)
All 4-digit are in the 6000 or 7000 range.
Early 1958 models had a Larger tortoise pickguard that later changed to the standard 1-ply smaller guard.

Les Paul Junior 1958


Cherry Red

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