Gibson Custom Shop Willcutt Exclusive 1954 Les Paul Standard V2 Neck Gold Top VOS Lightweight M2M (566)
From Freddie King to Jeff Beck, many great pickers have been attracted the unique character of the "wraparound" tailpiece of a 1954 Les Paul Goldtop. Some believe its direct link to the body stud screws maximizes sustain while others believe the wraparound bar creates a distinct tonality and vocal quality. Whatever the case, there is certainly something special about this early year in the Les Paul Model's history and Gibson Custom Shop created this '54 Reissue to perfectly recapture the look, feel, and tone of the originals.
These are Made to Measure models, ordered with the custom 60s V2 neck carve and lightweight mahogany bodies.
Top Material: 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit Binding Style: 1-Ply Royalite Weight Relief: None Finish: Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina) Neck Material: Solid Mahogany Neck Profile: 60's V2 Scale Length: 24.75" / 62.865cm Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit Fingerboard Radius: 12" / 304.8mm Number of Frets: 22 Frets: Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall Nut Material: Nylon Nut Width: 1.69" / 42.85mm End-of-Board Width: 2.24" / 56.89mm Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid Hardware Finish: Nickel Bridge: Wraparound Tailpiece: Wraparound Tuners: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring Pick Guard: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply Control Knobs: Gold Speed Knobs Switch Tip: Amber Catalin Switch Washer: Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Jack Plate: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Neck Pickup: Custom Soapbar P90 Bridge Pickup: Custom Soapbar P90 Controls: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046 Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch Included Accessories: Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags
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