Izzy Stradlin's 1959 Les Paul

ESchmidt

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Hello everyone! I was spending a lazy day at the Indiana State Museum yesterday and a particular item caught my eye. It was Izzzy Stradlin's 1959 Les Paul Special. It was in their "Indiana'a Histoy in 200 Items" exhibit. I definitely did not think I would be seeing a vintage Les Paul yesterday. Anyways, it is serial number 935952. It also looks to have a heel crack and repair, a Badass bridge, and Grover tuners. Everything else seemed original to me. Sorry for the bad pictures, the guitar was a little bit away and it was pretty low light in there. I figured you guys and gals here might enjoy seeing it too!











 

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Sweet guitar and cool unexpected find!
 

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Cool guitar. Funny it showing up here now. Just started reading up on Izzy yesterday, listening to "Izzy and the Ju Ju Hounds" as i'm writing this. Pretty good stuff
 

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Cool guitar. Funny it showing up here now. Just started reading up on Izzy yesterday, listening to "Izzy and the Ju Ju Hounds" as i'm writing this. Pretty good stuff

I love that band/album. So many great tracks on that one.
 

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Very cool ESchmidt !
Is that a jet engine behing Izzys guitar ?
 

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Man,that is cool! Had to be an unexpected surprise!
 

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I don't think anyone who does ageing and relic work on a new guitar can make it look like this true player wear. There is a softness to the wear that just isn't possible to replicate IMO.
 

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I don't think anyone who does ageing and relic work on a new guitar can make it look like this true player wear. There is a softness to the wear that just isn't possible to replicate IMO.

+1. I'd be very impressed if this could be replicated to any sort of degree of authentic
 

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I don't think anyone who does ageing and relic work on a new guitar can make it look like this true player wear. There is a softness to the wear that just isn't possible to replicate IMO.

This :thumb: softness is a great way to describe it - can only happen over time
 

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