1955 Gibson Les Paul Custom Ebony
“ Black Betty “ 1955 Gibson Les Paul Custom in Ebony finish
One of the first ones with the P90 and the Seth Lover Alnico 5 with factory cutted edges for easier instalment.
All plastics like guard, poker chip, switch tip, bell cover, input jack plate and pickup covers are original.
So are the vintage pots , caps and pickups and the rest of the hardware:
The golden ABR1 Bridge,Stoptail, Kluson waffle back Tuners , and guard bracket too.
Was a factory stoptail but got at some stage a Bigsby on .
Equipped now back to its stoptail . Correct square inlays.
Has play wear on the back and some nice and nearly n invisible touchups on the cutaway horn, and the bigsby mounting area on the body top (visible under blacklight)
No breaks or cracks,
was refreted at some point wich remain plenty of perfect fretware.
Very Light and extremly resonatiing Guitar .
Sweet and smooth neck tone and a screaming bridge P90.
Neck reading: 7.94 kOhm
Bridge reading: 7,49 kOhm
The neck just feel perfect with typical rounded fingerboard edges,
Smooth feeling lacquer
It s just a perfect 50s LP custom.
Comes in black vintage 4 latch Gibson LP Form Fit case with silk
sunshine yellow plush in good condition ,only the handle has been replaced.
Weight : 3,75 kg
Price : 42.000 Euro