Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop - Antique Gold, Lightly Aged No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Carved Maple Top, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard, Two P-90 Pickups, and Hard Case - Antique Gold
Item ID: LPR6AgedGT

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The Gibson 1956 Les Paul Goldtop

The Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop brings you the classic vibe of a mid-50s-era Goldtop equipped with a set of P-90 pickups. This 1956 Les Paul Goldtop features an antique finish, nickel hardware (including a classic ABR-1 bridge and stop tailpiece), and vintage-style trapezoid fretboard inlays. Yesterday meets today inside the control cavity, where CTS pots and bumblebee capacitors combine with P-90 single-coil pickups to give the Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop unbeatable tone.

Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:

  • Historically accurate guitar gives you vintage vibe

  • P-90 pickups deliver the original sound of the Les Paul
  • Beyond limited edition - this guitar's a collector's dream-come-true
Historically accurate guitar gives you vintage vibe

Armed with the most accurate measurements, right down to the smallest detail, Gibson Custom has released the 1956 Les Paul Goldtop, which includes vintage hardware, an early-'50s neck profile, and P-90 pickups. Under the gold paint beats the heart of any Les Paul, which is the classic combination of a finished mahogany body and a maple top. The single-ply cream body binding on the guitar's top adds that final touch of class. The Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop is as close as you can get to the real thing without having to take out a second mortgage.

P-90 pickups deliver the original sound of the Les Paul

Warm and creamy, shiny and full of life, the P90s in this Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop guitar capture the very essence of the classic pre-PAF P-90. Roll back the tone and keep the volume in check, and you've got access to the liquid jazz lines Les Paul himself liked to play, or open them up full throttle and tap into the slightly rude and gritty tone they have to offer. Simple as they are, these classic pickups give the Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop the wide range of classic tone you crave.

Beyond limited edition - this guitar's a collector's dream-come-true

Let's put this as short and sweet as we can: this Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop isn't really part of any particular series, and it's not a production model. In fact, the only reason you're looking at this on Sweetwater.com is because the Gibson Custom Shop called and said they happened to make just a handful few of these 1956 Les Paul Goldtop guitars. Naturally, we were thrilled to be able to offer such a fine instrument to you. What does that mean? If you're a collector, it means you've got yourself one heck of a collectable guitar here. And if you're looking for a dead-on 1956 Les Paul to play, then you're in luck, because you're not going to have to custom order one yourself. Either way, you win. So go ahead - indulge yourself and get that one classic electric guitar you've been wanting for years. Order this Gibson Custom Shop 1956 Les Paul Goldtop from Sweetwater today.

Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

  • Legendary Les Paul design, looks, and sound

  • P-90 pickups deliver classic single-coil tones with a bite
  • Mahogany body with carved maple top provide sought-after Les Paul tonality
  • Lightly aged Goldtop finish is sure to turn heads
  • Fatter '50s neck profile is comfortable and toneful
    The Gibson Custom 1956 Les Paul Goldtop is the re-creation of a classic LP!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number HB542C

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See also: Solidbody Guitars, Gibson Custom, Gibson Custom Solidbody Guitars