Duane Allman is considered by many to be one of the top 10 greatest guitarists of all time. This guitar is styled after his axe used back in the 1960′s. This is when the Allman Brothers where cutting their teeth in southern rock and blues.
For the duration of the 50′s and 60′s, Les Pauls are probably the most desired guitars ever produced, the 1959 Les Paul Sun Burst or faded cherry finish is frequently regarded among aficionados is definitely the leader in the field. Fortunately they are extremely rare, with simply 630+ guitars which were created. With sales of the Les Paul declining every year since 1953, the next year its release, Gibson decided in 1958 to update the style of the first with a modern Cherry Sunburst paint. Guitars from this newbie in the Les Paul Burst’s generation often had comparatively average maple bodies, but through the year 1959, Gibson’s handicraftsmen constructed Les Pauls with bodies that unveiled more beautiful wood grains, producing the most popular and vintage class. This vintage Les Paul Standard Reissue from the Gibson Custom Shop very carefully recreates the original hallowed Les Paul 1959 Burst in every aspect and shows it with your selection of VOS paint jobs:
Faded Tobacco Burst,
Iced Tea Burst,
Sunrise Tea Burst
Washed Cherry Sunburst.
Although the 1959 Les Paul Standard safeguarded the conventional elements from the classic the solid mahogany body and etched maple top, both with each other expressed within the 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue-the guitar also evolved somewhat from the specs of the earlier year. Les Pauls built in 1959 also obtained a relatively thinner, although still pleasantly rounded, neck form, which numerous professionals think about the most playable neck in history, coupled with a reduced neck heelpiece. These are all detailed with complete precision in the 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue as the guitar also advantages of Gibson’s contemporary design and style specs, recently chosen for 2013. Integrated in this single-piece rosewood fretboard, machine heads by Kluson, neck fitted precisely with glue, a famous Truss Rod construction which does not require tubing, perfect body and fret board colors, tailor made Gibson pickups made after the vintage PAF Gibson pickup, and vintage-correct stain presented in Gloss or VOS.
Gibson’s Custom Humbucker Pickup completely recreates the unique PAFs from the 50′s and 60′s, making use of Alnico III magnets and irregular rolls of 42 AWG wire in each coil for your personal PAF-style “crunch.” These Gibson pickups show-off superbly in this guitar’s volume knobs, which you can alter to change the tone from a singing female to a snarling lion. If this is not enough, the 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue performs correctly out of the box because the demanding quality controls employed at the Gibson factory. No set up is required!
If you’d like to take music and playing guitar serious, you cannot go wrong with any Gibson Les Paul. This american made guitar provides a legendary tone, supported by precision engineering from the head stock, to the electronics to the body and neck. You cannot make a mistake buying a Les Paul reissue guitar. They feature modern engineering and vintage replication of the legendary group of guitars that had been produced during the birth of rock and blues.
All guitars arrive with a Certification of Authenticity, repair guides and a extensive owner’s manual. In addition, Gibson delivers a limited lifetime warranty and 24×7 customer care, Twelve months each year.