'58 Les Paul Reissue Custom Authentic - 2001 to 2006 - All The Changes

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Gibson Custom Shop
Gibson Custom Shop Series
Nashville, TN, U.S.A.
Available 2001 to 2006
Standard Colors: Faded Tobacco, Iced Tea, Washed Cherry.
Pick Ups: 2 '57 Classic Humbucking Pickups.
Body: Maple Top, Mahogany Back.
Neck: Mahogany.
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood.
Number of Frets: 22.
Scale Length: 24 ¾ inches.
Options: '50s Rounded Neck Profile

Set Neck
Medium Jumbo Frets
Thin Holly Headstock Veneer
Silk Screened "Les Paul Model" On Headstock
Thin Single-ply Cream Binding
Round Edged Pearloid Trapezoid Inlays
ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic Bridge
Stopbar Tailpiece
Vintage Kluson Replica Tulip Tuning Keys
Nickel Hardware
Cream Pickguard
(Some Models Without)
Amber Top Hat Knobs
2 Volume Controls
2 Tone Controls
3-way Pickup Selector Switch
Regular Gibson USA Brown Case
Certificate of Authenticity

2002 Changes:
BurstBucker Type 2 Humbucking Pickup (Neck), BurstBucker Type 3 Humbucking Pickup (Bridge)
Improved Tuner Bushings
Amber Tophat Knobs
CTS Volume and Tone Pots
Owners Package with: Owners Card (Listing Name, Serial Number And The Dealership), Certificate Of Authenticity, Reissue Strap, Embroidered Les Paul Swatch, Custom Care Kit

2003 Changes:
225 Brazilian Rosewood Necks (8 3001 thru 8 3256))
Madagascar Rosewood Fingerboard (Others)
Retail Price Drop
BurstBucker Type 1 Humbucking Pickup (Neck), BurstBucker Type 2 Humbucking Pickup (Bridge)
Eastern Hard Maple Top
Flame Top Dropped For A Plain Top
Base Price Lowered
Truss Rod Cover Moved Away From Nut
Headstock Shape Changed
I-Dot On Gibson Logo Moved To The Correct Position
Tuners Arranged To Be Inline
Inlays Changed To Swirly Plastic
Sharp Corners On Inlays
Wired ABR-1
Gold Knobs
Vintage Style CTS Pots
"Bumblebee" Caps
Special Run Of "Stinger Series" Guitars. (Special Order Run for Music Machine of Washington; "Stinger" Black on reverse of Headstock/Neck, Brazilian Rosewoood Fingerboards)

2004 Changes:
Short Truss Rod Screws Sized Correctly
Silk Screened "Les Paul Model" Logo Location Corrected
Custom Shop Black Case

2005 Changes:
Truss Rod Screws Resized

2006 Changes:
VOS Finish With Aged Hardware Introduced, Replacing The Custom Authentic Line
 

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I think you will find that the BB 2 and 3 were introduced mid 2001 on the R8 CA.
 

nicolasrivera

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Why i don't see my lemondrop color in that 2001 spec? and mine has the classic 57´s
 

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It figures... :laugh2:

You have to love Gibson's record keeping!
 

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Yes.... I spoke to Gibson a couple weeks ago and they said Burstbuckers in some of the 2001s.
 

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