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Monday, July 29, 2013

1954 to 1959 GIBSON LES PAUL STANDARD CONVERSION


via this auction

"Here is the closest you can get to buying a 1959 Les Paul Standard ($ 300,000.00) cost. This is a 1954 Gibson Les Paul Standard that Chris Maribella did. The wood is all original nothing changed.

Here are the changes that were made:

1. Neck reset to 1959 spec

2. Stop tailpiece removed and a tune-o-matic bridge and tailpiece put in

3. P90 pickup hole plugged and recut for humbucker pickups

4. Painted cherry Sunburst on top and cherry stain on back

5. Original serial number blocked off as to keep intact

6. Has many original parts list on the bottom"



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