Did Gibson ever build a black LP Custom with cream binding?

GuitarFace

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I'm in the market for a black Les Paul and like the custom shop but dont like the white binding. Did they ever build one with cream?
 

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Not that i am aware of but someone who knows way more than me should be along any second now.....
 

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Japanese makers did.
But they are not Gibson, nor Les Paul.
This said, they sound great.
 

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The VOS models look like cream.
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Love mine. They're not crazy orange but they are considered 'aged'.

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Buy something old. The lacquer has turned yellowish making the binding seem cream.
 

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Here is my 2001 68 R.I. it has the aged yellowed binding on it. The new ones Gibson is making for the Japanese market are aged even more on the binding. I will show photos of mine plus the newer 68's made for the Japanese market looks good to me.





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just buy any used black custom and leave that fker out of it's case, exposed to sunlight. The nitro will do the rest.
 

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This is a classic custom. What's the story on it?

The story is that this is a guitar that's built in the Gibson USA plant, not in the Custom shop. They're pretty awesome guitars. The binding is more of a mustard color in person, and not cream colored at all. I don't remember what pickups they came with, but IIRC, they are just a standard with multi-ply binding and a headstock veneer.
 

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The story is that this is a guitar that's built in the Gibson USA plant, not in the Custom shop. They're pretty awesome guitars. The binding is more of a mustard color in person, and not cream colored at all. I don't remember what pickups they came with, but IIRC, they are just a standard with multi-ply binding and a headstock veneer.

Are they chambered like the standards?
 

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