2003 Gibson Custom Shop 1968 Les Paul Custom Flame Top

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Purchased new in 2003, unplayed except for tuning/checking.

With its distinctive style and long list of appointments, the 1968 Les Paul Custom has long been a favorite of players and collectors. Featuring the trademark split diamond headstock inlay and lavishly bound body, this Les Paul Custom version adds a carved, flame maple top. The guitar’s ’57 Classic humbuckers provide the smoothest, richest tone of any of the Gibson pickups while gold hardware adds a sumptuous glow under the stage lights.

Gibson’s Custom Shop produces some of the finest electric guitars on earth. Using the best materials money can buy, a staff of skilled luthiers reproduce some of the greatest Gibsons of the past and create stunning new instruments for players and collectors who demand the best.

  • Highly figured maple top
  • Solid mahogany back
  • Multi-ply white/black binding on top & back
  • Gold hardware
  • ABR-1 bridge, stopbar tailpiece
  • 1-piece mahogany neck w/long neck tenon
  • 22-fret bound ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl block inlays
  • Rounded neck profile
  • 24-3/4″ scale length, 1 11/16″ nut width
  • Kidney bean tuners
  • ’57 Classic humbucking pickups
  • 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector switch
  • Includes Custom Shop case and certificate of authenticity