1953 Gibson Les Paul Model Goldtop Uncirculated

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This 1953 Gibson Les Paul Model Goldtop has just come in from the granddaughter-in-law of its original owner. It has the late '53 style proper neck pitch for low action. The story is that her husband's grandfather purchased it along with a GA-40 Les Paul amplifier for his church band, but he didn't actually play guitar. The church clearly didn't play it much either since it's mint with no checking.

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That is insanely hilarious.
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Nobody would believe you anyway when you show up to a jam night with that.
 

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That is insanely hilarious.
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Nobody would believe you anyway when you show up to a jam night with that.
:rofl:I think you're right! I'd have to act like it's a reissue and hope that one of them there has a keen eye. That would be fun. I can imagine the comments now. Something like "Wow Gibson's QC has gotten a lot better."
 


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