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Les Paul Standard 1958

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Kalamazoo 1958

Body Wood: Mahogany
Binding: Royalite White Binding
Top Wood: Carved Maple Cap 2-Piece
Lacquer: Color Nitrocellulose
Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Rear Finish: Brown Tint Nitro Lacquer
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Nut: Nylon (Molded)
Neck Angle: 4°
Headstock Logo: Pearl Inlay Gibson / "Les Paul Model" Gold Silkscreened
Serial: 8 xxxx
Binding: White Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Binding
Fretboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Inlay: Pearloid Trapezoid
Rear Neck Finish: Lacquer: Brown Tint Nitro (On Goldtop)
Lacquer Cherry Red (On Sunbursts)
Neck Top-Coat: Nitrocellulose
Neck Profile: Medium "C"
Nut Width: 1-11/16" (43mm)
Scale: 24 3/4"
Radius: 12"
#Frets: 22
OG Fretwire: NS Narrow Frets
Trussrod: Standard Headstock
Bolt-On Type: Glued Set-Neck

Bridge Type: ABR-1 Nickel plated Zink (No Wire Retainer)
Tailpiece: ABR Aluminum
Saddles: ABR Nickel-Plated Brass Saddles
Tuners: Kluson Unbranded / Single Ring Keystone Buttons

Knobs: Gold Speed Knobs (Tenite Butyrate Plastic)
Back Covers: Burgundy Plastic
Switch Plate: White Plastic
Trussrod Cover: White Plastic with Black Top-Ply

Switch: 3-Way Switchcraft / White Tip
Pickup Config: SS
Wiring: Vintage Wiring
Capacitor: Sprague Black Beauty (BumbleBee) 0.22mfd PIO
Pots: 500k Centralab
Neck Pickup: Seth Lover PAF Humbucker Pickups
Bridge Pickup: Seth Lover PAF Humbucker Pickups

Case: Lifton 4-Latch, Brown "California Girl" Hardcase w/ Pink Lining

The Holy Grail Les Pauls are the 58s-60s fetching most of any solid body guitar.
Half of the '58s were Goldtop before Sunburst took over as main color.
- The neck was still a nice chunky rounded "C"
- Of both colors, small amount left the factory with a Bigsby B-7 Vibrato (Sells for less than hardtail)

Les Paul Standard 1958


Goldtop Gold - Sunburst

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