Gibson 60th Anniversary 1960 Les Paul Standard v2 - Tomato Soup Burst


Price:
$6,499

Description

8lbs 12oz

This limited-edition 60th Anniversary model celebrates the iconic 1960 Les Paul Standard, which has shaped music across genres for six decades. The artisans at Gibson Custom Shop have proudly recreated the experience of owning a priceless original thanks to painstaking attention to detail and tireless study of vintage examples, closely following the three distinct versions seen within 1960. Those made in the first third of the year (V1) had the same specs as 1959 models, while the middle third (V2) had thinner neck profiles, different knobs and brighter colors. The final third (V3) featured even thinner neck profiles. Each version is available within this historic limited run of instruments, inspiring players in different ways. Included is a 60th Anniversary switch plate, a commemorative Certificate of Authenticity booklet and a vintage replica hardshell case.

The ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge was the brainchild of legendary Gibson president Ted McCarty in 1954, setting a standard for simplicity and functionality that has never been bettered. The ABR-1 is slotted directly into the body of the guitar using a separate stud and thumbwheel, providing a firm seating for the strings and allowing players the ability to adjust and fine tune intonation and string height in a matter of minutes. It also yields a great union between the strings and body, which results in excellent vintage tone and sustain.

Body-
Body Shape: Les Paul
Body Material: 1-Piece Solid Lightweight Mahogany
Top: 2-Piece Figured Maple, Hide Glue Fit
Back: 1-Piece Solid Lightweight Mahogany
Weight Relief: None
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer VOS (Vintage Patina)

Neck-
Material: Solid Mahogany
Profile: V2 Authentic '60 Slim C-Shape
Scale Length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 1.69" / 42.85mm
End of Board Width: 2.24" / 56.89mm
Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Hardware-
Finish: Nickel
Tuner Plating: Nickel
Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1
Saddle Material: Nickel-plated Brass
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines: Kluson Single Line, Double Ring (V2)
Pickguard: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Control Knobs: Amber Butyrate Top Hats w/ Silver Inserts
Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
Switchwasher: Replica Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Jack Plate Cover: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Control Covers: Black Royalite
Strap Buttons: Aluminum
Mounting Rings: M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Pickup Covers: Authentic Profile Nickel Silver

Electronics-
Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Controls: 2 Volume/2 Tone CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack: Switchcraft

Miscellaneous-
Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Aged Brown/Pink Reissue 5-Latch
Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Commemorative Switch Plate Medallion (Regular Plate in Case)

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