1958 Les Paul Standard

In an effort to jump start the steadily declining sales of the Les Paul Model, Gibson decided to abandon the familiar gold finish and use a translucent, cherry sunburst finish which would show off the highly figured maple tops that were often used on Les Pauls. The renamed Les Paul Standard made its debut in 1958.
Top wood: Carved plain maple
Back wood: Solid mahogany
Binding: Single-ply cream on top
Available left-handed: Yes for standard & Custom Authentic 1958 Reissue
Finish Colors: Washed Cherry

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), Burstbucker 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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