List prices for Gibson Les Pauls when they were new?

DeafDumbBlind Kid

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I'm trying to find out what were Gibson Les Pauls selling for new back around 1972 to 1975-ish. Particularly Les Paul Customs. I have a recollection of being offered a 50s LPC for 2 grand and remember thinking "that's almost twice what a new one costs" If I could find out when LPC were about 1000 new, I could figure out when that once in a lifetime deal was offered.
 

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I remember early 80s customs for less than $800 new...
its my memory so I could be wrong but i have an ok memory...

and had an 83 custom bought used a decade later...for less than a grand...and like a dumba** I sold it for a $300 profit the next year for h pipes on my mustang...which failed inspection lol

i miss that lester every day despite it being an “ordinary” custom with nothing particularly amazing except it was my first

-Chris
 
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I remember my new wine red Les Paul studio was $735 with nice hard case in 1992. I kept that guitar for many years until the recession of 2009 forced me to sell. Was hard as she was my first.

This was the condition of the guitar just before I sold it - mint.

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Used to salivate on the glass at a local store in Visalia Ca. They had a Black Les Paul Artisan 3 pickup. Hang tag if I remember right was just over $700.00 US. I would think to myself, I'll never be able to afford 700 for a guitar. There's one on Ebay right now for $5400.
 


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