Les Paul SG Standard

After watching sales of solidbody guitars drop steadily throughout the late 1950's Gibson washed the slate clean and introduced an entirely new line of solidbody instruments called the SG Series. Featuring an ultra thin, aggressive looking two-horned body, the SG Series addressed two of what Ted McCarty saw as the major issues of the now-retired Les Paul: weight and limited access to the upper treble register. The new body shape of the SG Standard was dramatically lighter than the old Les Paul, and offered access to the entire fretboard.
Body wood: Solid mahogany
Binding: N/A
Available left-handed: Yes for standard and aged hardware SG/Les Paul Standard Reissue
Finish Colors: Faded Cherry, Classic White, TV Yellow

Neck construction: 1-piece mahogany
Fingerboard wood: 22 fret rosewood
Inlays: Pearloid trapezoid
Binding: Single-ply cream
Profile: Slim Taper
Scale length/Nut width: 24 3/4"; 1 11/16"
Strings: Brite Wires .010-.046

Electronics & Hardware:
Pickups: '57 Classic humbuckers
Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch
Hardware color: Nickel
*Other: Available with aged nickel hardware
Bridge/Tailpiece: ABR-1/Stopbar or Maestro vibrato
Tuner style: Vintage tulip

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

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