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Les Paul Standard 1959

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Kalamazoo 1959

Body Wood: Mahogany
Binding: Royalite White Binding
Top Wood: Carved Maple Cap 2-Piece
Lacquer: Color Nitrocellulose
Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Rear Finish: Lacquer: Red Cherry Tint Nitro
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Nut: Nylon (Molded)
Neck Angle: 4°
Headstock Logo: Pearl Inlay Gibson / "Les Paul Model" Gold Silkscreened
Serial: 9 xxxx
Binding: Cellulose Nitrate
Fretboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Inlay: Pearloid Trapezoid
Rear Neck Finish: Lacquer: Red Cherry Tint Nitro
Neck Top-Coat: Nitrocellulose
Neck Profile: Thinner Medium "C"
Nut Width: 1-11/16" (43mm)
Scale: 24 3/4"
Radius: 12"
#Frets: 22
OG Fretwire: Narrow Frets / Medium Wide 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 Bell Hat Knobs (Tenite Butyrate Plastic)
Back Covers: Burgundy Plastic
Switch Plate: White Plastic (Thinner)
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 0.2mfd PIO
Pots: 500k Centralab
Neck Pickup: Seth Lover PAF Humbucker Pickups
Bridge Pickup: Seth Lover PAF Humbucker Pickups

Case: Top Curved Lid Hardcase w/ Pink Lining

- Neckshape slightly thinner by small amounts but still nice full "C"
- Transition to wider frets
- Switch plate becomes thinner with different font
- Humbucker Bobbins appear with Zebra White/Black (Due to supply problems). Only noticeable if you remove the covers.

Les Paul Standard 1959




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