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2022 Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Reissue Goldtop VOS #721638 7 lbs, 15 oz

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The Gibson Custom 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue VOS is oozing with classic tone and vintage-original-spec authenticity. Its eye-grabbing VOS nitrocellulose lacquer finish captures the depth, richness, and hue of a genuine ’57 Goldtop — one of the most iconic solidbody electric guitars ever made. Handcrafted by Gibson’s elite Custom Shop luthiers, the 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue VOS features top-shelf tonewoods, including solid mahogany for the body and chunky C-profile neck and Indian rosewood for the fingerboard. Plug this beast into your favorite tube amp, and experience searing ’50s PAF tones, courtesy of CustomBucker Alnico III unpotted pickups. Premium historical appointments, including cellulose trapezoid inlays and vintage-style Kluson tuners complete this meticulous reissue.


Body

  • Body Shape - Les Paul
  • Color - Double Gold
  • Top - 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
  • Back - 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany
  • Binding - 1-Ply Royalite
  • Weight Relief - None
  • Weight - 7 lbs, 15 oz
  • Finish - Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
Neck
  • Material - Solid Mahogany
  • Profile - Chunky C-Shape
  • Scale Length - 24.75" / 628.65mm
  • Fingerboard Material - Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Fingerboard Radius - 12"
  • Number Of Frets - 22
  • Frets - Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall
  • 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, Single Ring
  • Pickguard - Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • TrussRod - Authentic 1950s No-Tube
  • Truss Rod Cover - Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
  • Control Knobs - Butyrate Gold Top Hats
  • Switch Tip - Amber Catalin
  • Switchwasher - Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Jack Plate Cover - Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Control Covers - Brown 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 - CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Pickup Selector - 3-Way Switchcraft
  • Output Jack - Switchcraft
Miscellaneous
  • Strings Gauge - .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case - Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
  • Accessories - Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags