2007 Gibson Custom Shop 50th Anniversary ’57 Goldtop

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Limited Edition Serial #043 Les Paul Custom Goldtop Custom Shop crafted to be true to 1957 specifications. The ’57 was the first Les Paul to feature humbucking pickups. The Custom 50th Anniversary comes equipped with a 490R in the neck position for a traditional tone, and a 498T Alnico 5 in the bridge position with enhanced mids and highs to let it rock out.

The ’57 Custom also featured a carved maple top, mahogany back, and one-piece mahogany neck with rounded ’50’s neck profile, multi-ply black and white binding on top, gold hardware, pearl block fingerboard inlays, and an original ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge.

The 50th Anniversary Goldtop edition has additional upscale appointments such as the antique gold finish is on the top, back and neck, an engraved gold-plated 50th Anniversary headstock veneer, a gold-plated truss rod cover, and a 50th Anniversary Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Top: Carved Maple
  • Back: Mahogany
  • Binding: Multi-ply black/white on top
  • Neck: Mahogany w/long neck tenon
  • Neck profile: Early 50s rounded
  • Headstock overlay: Engraved gold-plated 50th Anniversary
  • Peghead pitch: 17 degrees
  • Neck joint location: 16th fret
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Scale length: 24-3/4″
  • No. of frets: 22
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16″
  • Inlays: Pearl block on neck
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Fingerboard inlay: Antique
  • Tailpiece: Lightweight aluminum stopbar
  • Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
  • Knobs: Gold top hat
  • Tuners: Gold Grover
  • Neck pickup: 490R
  • Bridge pickup: 498T
  • Controls: Two volume, two tone
  • Switch: 3-way toggle
  • Finish: Lacquer Antique gold