2013 Gibson Les Paul Historic Makeovers 1957 Gold Top Brazilian Peter Green

Idle South

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$5200 PayPal and shipped via UPS ground in CONUS. Please feel free to ask any questions.

2013 Gibson VOS Reissue Historic Makeover 1957 Gold Top Les Paul with the Deluxe Package inc BRAZILIAN Fret board. 8lbs 13oz.
Guitar has many upgraded parts on it.
Here is a list of Parts
True vintage control kit CTS pots 500k's and bumblebee's
Aged Rhythm/Treble poker chip
50's Amber bonnet knobs (Montreux)
Aged Kluson tuners with uncle Lou heavy aged tips
Aged jack plate
Aged light weight tailpiece
Aged pick-guard bracket
Peter Green Mod to neck humbucker (magnet flip for out of phase tone)

This beauty started off as a 2013 Gibson '57 Reissue which was then transformed by way of a complete Historic Makeovers 'Deluxe' package rebuild which was just completed (August, 2016). The guitar has been lightly relic-ed and has very cool finish checking.

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 fret-board with Brazilian Rosewood, 50's style cellulose inlays, a vintage style truss rod without sheathing and a complete re fret. The neck is also reshaped to a 50's correct carve with proper rolled shoulders. (this neck is fuller than the typical burst Historic Makeovers Les Paul’s) The guitar was then completely refinished ( Vintage Gold Top ) 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 '57 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. This one weighs (8 pounds, 13 ounces) and is nicely balanced.

Both the original Gibson Custom and Historic Makeovers certificates. Guitar comes with newer style Gibson Lifton-style hardshell case.

*Note: this guitar had a minor neck repair, expertly completed by Vig Guitars. The marks are pictured. The neck is stronger than ever and does not impact play or tone. Due to the repair, I have dropped the price considerably for a fantastic guitar with many upgrades.

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