1961 Gibson Les Paul/SG Custom

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  1. Harpozep

    Harpozep V.I.P. Member

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    Just found this among the many beauties at Gruhn. Figured we should see it here:thumb:
    Big price reduction too. The economy I'd guess. Still, it 's some $$$.

    Professionally refretted, back of body and neck oversprayed, formerly owned and played by Danny Gatton, also played by Buddy Guy, Gibson Protector HC, REDUCED from $27,500......$15000

    http://www.gruhn.com/
     
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  2. Huey

    Huey Senior Member

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    i still dont get that 300 pic, :rofl:
     
  3. Texas07R8

    Texas07R8 Senior Member

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    What is it with the 61/62 Les Paul SGs that Gibson used what looks to be those small ceramic disc caps? Earlier Lesters had the large caps and the late 60's SGs had the larger Orange drop type caps. When I first saw one I thought it was a reissue but it was vintage.
     
  4. 61LPSG

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    Yes the ceramics are vintage correct. I too am befuddled by that.:hmm:
     
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    Sweet:applause:
    Of course I'm a bit biased.
     
  6. WHEC65

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    Here's mine - Sadly, no big names played it, just me.




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    Sweet, I have her twin.:applause:
     

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    I love those SG's
     
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    They are a lot heavier than the SG Specials of the same year.
     
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    There is my 1963(picture is 1974) that I bought new. I still have it.
     
  11. Cookie-boy

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    All beautiful old guitars.:thumb:
     
  12. LPSGME

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    A '63 transition. Non wire bridge; '61 neck joint; and a Bigsby! LPSGC.jpg
     
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    That look's like Corey's '64 LP Custom!
     
  14. JonMan94

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    THIS IS SPARTA!!!!


    someone said 300...
     
  15. sasquatch

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    Makes me appreciate my really good version of this classic.
    The neck on this guitar beat out a VOS believe it or not
    when the guy who set it up had both in his shop...
    this one has had a fret crown/polish.
    Makes all the difference in the world.
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    :cool: sweet, i guess that must be this guitar
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  17. Nils

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    '61 Les Paul Custom @ Purple Guitars, The Hague (Scheveningen), Netherlands.

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    Two original PAFs (middle replaced with Pat. No.), Pro repaired headstock, Fretless wonder, Grover tuners.

    Apparently you get a regular stop tailpiece and a Maestro Vibrato with it.
    No price - contact Purple Guitars - Your Vintage Guitar Store
     
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    Nice pics! But what about the sandwhich on the Marshall? I bet it's tasty :)
     
  20. Ace1432

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    @ NILS, look closely at those pics you posted.it looks to be 3 different guitars, UNLESS they switched the control knobs for each pic.

    1st pic-black/gold reflectors
    2nd pic-Gold tophats
    3rd pic gold/gold reflectors


    i do love me some sg customs..not a fan of those sideways vibratos at all! lemme get a maestro on that bad boy!!
     

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