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Gibson Custom Shop Jeff Beck "Yardburst" 1959 Les Paul Standard Dark Cherry Burst Murphy Lab Light Aged (033)

Jeff Beck is considered one of the best guitarists in history, capable of playing virtually anything in his own unique, soulful style. Jeff Beck got his start playing in the Yardbirds, making groundbreaking music on a ’59 Les Paul Standard. The “YardBurst” is a faithful recreation of this legendary guitar, complete with its unique and instantly identifiable traits, such as the classic white bobbin humbuckers and black single-ply pickguard. An aged Lifton™ hardshell case and a selection of case candy commemorating the life of the legend that is Jeff Beck are also included. Only 130 of these exceptional recreations were handmade by the expert luthiers of the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville, Tennessee, as part of this remarkable limited run and artfully aged to match the original as it appeared during Jeff’s Yardbird days by the Murphy Lab.


Body Style: Les Paul
Body Shape: Les Paul
Body Material: 1-piece Lightweight Mahogany
Top: Hand-picked to Match the Original
Binding: Single Ply, Top and Fretboard
Body Finish: Murphy Lab Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Weight Relief: None
Profile: 50s Rounded Medium C
Scale Length: 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 304.8 mm / 12 in
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fret Count 22
Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 42.85 mm / 1.687 in
Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
Hardware Finish: Nickel; Murphy Lab Aged
Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
Pickguard: Single Ply Black
Truss Rod: Authentic 50s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Control Knobs: Gold Butyrate Top Hat
Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
Switch washer: None
Jack Plate Cover: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Control Covers: Black Royalite; Gibson Custom Shop Medallion Switchplate Cover, Blank Switchplate Cover in the Case
Strap Buttons: 2 - True Historic, Bottom and Shoulder
Mounting Rings: Cream M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Pickup Covers: None
Neck Pickup: Custombucker, Double Classic White Bobbins (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup: Custombucker, Double Classic White Bobbins (Unpotted)
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
Pickup Selector: 3-way Switchcraft
Output Jack: 1/4" Switchcraft
Strings Gauge: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Aged Brown Exterior/Custom Burgundy Crushed Velvet Lined ( inspired by the suit Jeff often wore while in the Yardbirds) Lifton Reissue 5-Latch Case
Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity with Photo, Royal Blue Stained Glass Pattern Strap with Banjo-style Leather Ends, Mounted Custom Shop Switchplate Medallion; Reissue Switch Backplate in Case

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