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1956 Gibson Les Paul VOS Goldtop

1956 Gibson Les Paul VOS Goldtop - Vintage Guitar Boutique - 1
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Product ID: P-1161


Model Overview:
The legendary 50’s Gibson Gold Top Les Paul is superbly recreated in the 1956 VOS Les Paul Reissue Gold Top, the mid-50’s was a turning point for the Les Paul with the introduction of essential design features enhancing not just its functionality but also in shaping the killer tone and sustain that defines it. Featuring classic fat P-90’s made with Alnico V bar magnets and period-correct wiring for aggressive mid-range, robust low end, and shimmering highs, quartersawn mahogany neck with rounded 50’s profile and glued-in, long-tenon neck joint for heaps of natural resonance and sustain, solid mahogany body with carved maple top with vintage-accurate Goldtop colours and Custom Shop VOS treated finish for an exquisite aged look and feel. Other premium features include Tune-o-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece, Bumble Bee tone caps, one-piece rosewood fingerboard, hot-hide glue neck-fit, Kluson Deluxe tuners and period-accurate colour binding.

General:
Model Name: 1956 Gibson Les Paul VOS Goldtop
Series: Custom Shop
Colour: Antique Gold VOS

Body:
Top: Carved Maple Top
Back: Solid, Non-Weight Relieved Mahogany Back
Binding: Single-ply Cream Binding on Top
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck:
Neck: 1-piece Mahogany Neck with Long Neck Tenon
Profile: Early '50s Rounded
Truss Rod: Traditional
Joint Adhesive: Hot Hide Glue
Joint Angle: 4°(+/- 15 seconds)
Joint Angle Tolerance: +/- .005"
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Scale Length: 24.75"
Neck Binding: Single-ply Cream
Fingerboard Inlays: Cellulose Trapezoid
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 1.687
Slots: Gibson PLEK System
Headstock Inlay: Holly Headstock Veneer w/Pearl logo
Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
Truss Rod Cover: Vintage Black and White

Electronics:
Neck Pickup: P-90 Single Coil
Bridge Pickup: P-90 Single Coil
Coil Wiring: Parallel-Machine Wound
Potentiometers: 2 Volume Controls, 2 Tone Controls
Capacitors: Bumblebee
Toggle Switch: Three-Way with Amber Toggle Cap
Output Jack: traditional ¼"

Hardware:
Tuning Machines: Kluson Deluxe
Bridge: ABR-1 bridge
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminium Tailpiece
Knobs: Gold Top Hats with Dial Pointers
Toggle Switch Washer: Cream with Gold Silkscreen
Pickup Mounting Covers: Cream
Control Plate Cover: Black
Strap Buttons: Aluminium

Comes With:
Adjustment literature, documentation for the guitar’s limited lifetime warranty, Certificate of Authenticity, Custom Shop Hardshell Case.

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