Gibson Les Paul Gold Top ca. 1953

  • Excellent + Condition
  • Year: 1953
  • Includes Original Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 3 1521


An exceptionally clean and original example of a Gibson Les Paul Standard model with a carved maple top finished in Gold lacquer, from the models second year of production. The bound body has all original hardware, electronics (currently setup with a non-invasive Trapeaze tailpiece top, original in case pocket w/ all hardware); very minimal surface/finish wear, and several lines of checking; original single ply white pickguard; two white plastic covered single coil P-90s w/ corresponding tone/vol. knobs. The bound mahogany neck has a 1-11/16" nut width, rosewood fingerboard w/ trapezoid inlay, original frets with very minimal pitting; Gibson logo inlaid on peghead front/Les Paul silk-screened beneath; equipped with original Kluson Deluxe tuners. Included in sale is orignal brown hard case w/ some exterior surface wear, and one broken fabric hinge.


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