A Les Paul For Each Year Of Gibson's Golden Age

2013 Les Paul '56, '57, '58, '59 and '60 reissues unveiled   05-Mar-13

A Les Paul For Each Year Of Gibson's Golden Age
The 1960 Les Paul Standard in Washed Cherry VOS

Gibson say that they are celebrating 20 years of historic solid-body reissues with their most accurate recreations yet. They have unveiled this year's versions of five Les Paul reissues - the 1956 Les Paul Goldtop, 1957 Les Paul Goldtop, 1958 Les Paul Standard, 1959 Les Paul Standard and 1960 Les Paul Standard.

The 1956 and 1957 Goldtops both have the Antique Gold VOS finish.
The 1958 is available in Bourbon Burst VOS, Faded Tobacco VOS, Iced Tea VOS, Lemon Burst VOS, Sunrise Tea Burst VOS, Washed Cherry VOS, Washed Cherry Gloss.
The 1959 has a wider range of finishes: Bourbon Burst VOs, Faded Tobacco VOS, Iced Tea VOS, Lemon Burst VOS, Sunrise Tea Burst VOS, Washed Cherry VOS, Bourbon Burst Gloss, Faded Tobacco Gloss, Iced Tea Gloss, Lemon Burst Gloss, Sunrise Tea Burst Gloss, Washed Cherry Gloss.
The 1960 is finished in Washed Cherry VOS.

2013 Historic Specifications ('56 reissue)
  • One-piece rosewood fingerboards
  • Hot Hide Glue Neck Fit
  • Kluson™ Deluxe machine heads
  • Historic Truss Rod Assembly (no tubing)
  • Accurate body and fingerboard binding color
  • Gold top Top and Back Color Change
2013 Historic Specifications ('57 reissue)
  • One-piece rosewood fingerboards
  • Hot Hide Glue Neck Fit
  • Custom Buckers
  • Kluson™ Deluxe machine heads
  • Historic Truss Rod Assembly (no tubing)
  • Accurate body and fingerboard binding color
  • Goldtop Top and Back Color Change

 

2013 Historic Specifications ('58, 59 and '60 reissues)

  • One-piece rosewood fingerboards
  • Aniline Dye
  • Kluson™ Deluxe machine heads
  • Hot Hide Glue Neck Fit
  • Custom Buckers
  • Historic Truss Rod Assembly-no tubing
  • Accurate body and fingerboard binding

 

Pricing and Availability:

1956 Les Paul Goldtop: $6,351
1957 Les Paul Goldtop: $6,351
1958 Les Paul Standard: $6,351
1959 Les Paul Standard: $8,892
1960 Les Paul Standard: $8,893


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