A Gibson Les Paul Custom - with a freakin' Brazilian Rosewood top?

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  1. Jahn

    Jahn Listens to Johnny Marr, plays like John Denver Supporting Member

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  2. SPROING!

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    $7,600? I'll pass.
    Looks cool, though.
     
  3. andyk

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    Looks too much like one of those early 80's "The Paul" Les Pauls!
     
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  4. SinglecutGuy

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    Wow.

    Shame about the cracks.
     
  5. bdm

    bdm Supporting Member

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    Never seen that before.

    Looks too much like the furniture (or the wood paneling) in my Aunt's house back in the late 70s. I'll pass.
     
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  6. scr@tchy

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    That's my kind of thing right there
     
  7. mc5nrg

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    What no one wants to bitch about how it loses value since its a "factory second" ?

    Seems to support the argument that the Gibson second policy was not just about minor cosmetic flaws but also used to move inventory.
     
  8. drive-south

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    Gibson also produced the "Crest" model with rosewood top. It was similar to ES330.
     
  9. LPBlue

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    LPCT~"Les Paul Coffee Table" model.
     
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    Made during the Norlin era, some year as my '75 LP, the WORST guitar I have ever owned.

    One has to wonder, how many laminated fretboards could Gibson have made from this top in 2012?
     
  11. MKB

    MKB Silver Supporting Member

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    Rosewood top, maple neck, ebony fretboard, Norlin pickups. That is probably one bright sounding LP.

    Wonder if that LP would get impounded at a border under CITES? Better have iron clad truth it is as old as it is (CITES is for products made after 1992 IIRC).
     
  12. flume

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    Interesting. Makes me want to buy a Custom...plus I'm in Nashville and Carter Vintage is at hand.

    So I did.
     
  13. Bluesful

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    Never seen one of those before. Looks cool.
     
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