1957 Les Paul Gold Top

Seth Lover's fabled PAF (Patent Applied For) humbucking pickups were added to the Les Paul Model in 1957. These dual coil pickups, quieter and yet more powerful than the single coil P-90s that preceded them, combined with the ABR-1 to create a guitar with unprecedented sustain and tone. In 2003, two Burstbuckers faithfully replicate the warm, vocal quality and rich harmonic content of the legendary originals.
Top wood: Carved maple
Back wood: Solid mahogany
*Other: Available with dark back; also available in Custom Authentic line
Binding: Single-ply cream on top
Available left-handed: Yes for standard, dark back, and Custom Authentic 1957 Goldtop Reissue
Finish Colors: Antique Gold

Neck construction: 1-piece mahogany w/original-style truss rod route
Fingerboard wood: 22 fret rosewood
Inlays: Vintage trapezoid (accurate shape and color)
Binding: Single-ply cream
Profile: Early '50s rounded
Scale length/Nut width: 24 3/4"; 1 11/16"
Strings: Vintage Reissue .010-.046

Electronics & Hardware:
Pickups: Burstbucker 1 (rhythm) and 2 (treble)
*Other: CTS pots and bumble bee caps
Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch
Hardware color: Nickel
Bridge/Tailpiece: ABR-1/Aluminum stopbar
*Other: Thin, original-style toggleswitch washer and jackplate
Tuner style: Vintage tulip

Collateral: Custom Shop case, Certificate of Authenticity, Custom Care Kit

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