A truly special guitar, this 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard has a nice looking bound maple top with a washed out sunburst finish — the red is pretty much gone. The bound Brazilian rosewood fretboard features trapezoid inlays. The two PAF humbucking pickups, electronics, ABR-1 bridge, stop...
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In the pictures it looks kind of plain, but there is a lot of subtle flame that the camera doesn't quite pick up.
I got to play it for about 20 minutes over the weekend and it was a lot of fun.
Interestingly someone (Likely named Rod) owned this (1 owner), as there is a sticker shadow of the name Rod on the guitar just above the control cavities. In the elderly picture you can make out the R. The O was there and the D was almost invisible to the naked eye.
I'm calling it the Rod burst.
Anyways it made for a great afternoon and the rest of this weekend.