1956 Les Paul Custom Ebony
It is an excellent equivalent of the Standard Sunburst which is the most sought after the most collected vintage guitar in existence.
The alur of its sound and playability captivated rock icons.
The guitar was nick-named “Bernadette”.
The instrument was excessive used on stage and studio recordings by various German top musicians.
The nitro finish has a wonderful Moyo vibe and cracelé. It got honest playwear with dings & dongs.
The guitar was in Hamburg for the last 40 years in professional musician’s ownership.
There have been Grover Tuners added, but the enlarged Tuner drilled holes have been closed professionally and the original Kluson gold Waffle-back 50th Tuners are on.
The guitar has had a Bigsby at a time which was removed and the holes have been touched-up. The AlNiCo Neck and P90 Bridge Pickup have their very own voice with unforgettable tone.
The neck has a nice C-Profile with easy playability.
The guitar has all original parts like: Pot’s (all 4 dated with 1346…), caps, wires, pointers, washers, 3-way toggle switch and tip, non-wire ABR1 gold bridge, gold stop tail piece
“Bernadette” has no breaks or cracks.
The weight is 4,2 kgs/9,26 lbs.
To remember the 50th Les Paul Custom have no Maple tops.
It has a solid mahagony body and neck with Ebony fret board and is equipped with gold parts.
Has a period correct black 4-latch hardshell Pebble Case with yellow plush.
LPC’s are still at 10 % of the price of a nice Burst!
The guitar is a 50th area Gibson Les Paul Custom that plays and sounds excellent which will provide confidence to any new prospective owner and increase value for the future.