1956

  1. TVBob

    Les Paul Custom w Alnico V, original vintage 1956 vs. 1993 reissue NEW VIDEO!

    A walk through Rue de Douai is a must for every guitar player visiting Paris. At "Guitare Collection", I finally had the chance to play a great vintage original 1956 Gibson Les Paul Custom with a 480 "Alnico V" neck pickup. I could compare it with a nice 1993 reissue. Also this is an occasion to...
  2. bossaddict

    NVGD: 1956 Les Paul Junior

    I drove about an hour each way yesterday afternoon and this followed me home. It's a 1956 Junior that's been around the block a few times. Lots of play wear as well as a repaired headstock break. The frets are tiny and have some wear on them as well, but are working for me (for now). The P-90...
  3. eric ernest

    1956 Gibson Les Paul Standard. 1959 Conversion. Continuing the discussion about modified Goldtops.

    Since there has been a fair amount of discussion about modified Goldtops, I thought I would post some photos of this unique guitar. While the center seam is not down-the-middle, it does run through the G string....pretty close. The guitar has been modified and had conversion work done on it...
  4. '59Fatburst

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  5. L

    2000 R6 & 2008 R8 (slight checking)

    hey everyone, Thought I’d share some photos of my 2 historics after restringing them (also restrung my RI F*nder but I’ve spared you guys the photos) I’ve had the R8 from new and got the R6 in 2006 second hand with tags still on for a unmissable deal. The wear and tear is completely all my...
  6. J

    Gibson Les Paul 1956 Historic Collection Goldtop Reissue (all gold)

    This is a very rare bird! This is a Gibson Les Paul 1956 Historic Collection 2004 Reissue Goldtop in the EXTREMELY rare all gold finish. This is the third one of these I have ever seen. Overall excellent condition with only a few very, very small dings that I have tried to capture in the photos...
  7. treyrab

    New 1956/1959 Conversion - A Flamey Success!

    Hi Everyone! I just completed a very fun journey that I wanted to share with you all. Knowing that I would (probably) never own a real 'Burst, I wanted to get as close as I could....and that meant going the conversion route. It took me a long time to find the perfect guitar as I wanted A) The...
  8. mrfett

    My First Historic Makeover

    ok so i've been pretty skeptical of this kind of thing but the truth is i've wanted a beat-up goldtop for a long time, and there ain't no way i'm shelling out $12-$15K for a '68 with thick cutaway binding lol. i love my 2010 R6, it was my first Les Paul and it sounds just killer. not a...
  9. '59Fatburst

    SOLD 1997 Gibson Custom Historic 1956 Les Paul Goldtop

    This is a 1997 Gibson Custom & Historic 1956 Les Paul Goldtop reissue. Overall, this one's in nice, clean condition. Outside of some light impressions and swirls, no heavy wear or damage exist. The frets are in good condition with no real appreciable wear. The neck is a chunky "U" shaped...


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