1956 Gibson Les Paul Historic Makeovers burst Brazilian-Fralin Hum-cancelling

Idle South

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$6250 PayPal and shipped in CONUS. Please let me know if you have any questions

Offered here is a superb LP from the folks at Historic Makeovers. This beauty started off as a 2014 Gibson '56 Reissue which was then transformed by way of a complete Historic Makeovers 'Deluxe' rebuild which was just completed August, 2016.

Already an incredible Les Paul with all the improvements Gibson made starting in 2013, this guitar then received a $4K 'Deluxe Makeover' which includes a complete replacement of the fretboard with Brazilian Rosewood, 50's style cellulose inlays, a vintage style truss rod without sheathing and a complete refret. The neck is also reshaped to a 50's correct carve with proper rolled shoulders and this one has depth measurements of .94" at the first fret and 1.05" at the 12th fret. The guitar was then completely refinished (Ice Tea) with period-correct aniline dyes, nitrocellulose lacquer and given Royalite binding. Finally, it was very lightly, but accurately distressed by the pros at Historic Makeovers.

The resulting guitar is closer to a real '56 LP than even a True Historic from the Gibson Custom Shop, plus you get a Brazilian Rosewood fretboard! This guitar is absolutely amazing in terms of how realistic it looks, plays, feels and sounds, rivaling or exceeding the best LP's made, including those from Yaron, Bartlett and others and it is a real, albeit much better, Gibson! This one weighs just 8.7 pounds (8 pounds, 11 ounces) and is nicely balanced. The P-90 Fralin Hum-Cancelling pickups. The guitar has been lightly relic-ed and has very cool finish checking.

It comes in a Gibson brown Lifton-style reissue LP case, with both the original Gibson Custom and Historic Makeovers certificates.
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