Les Paul's early 50's "Black Beauty" up for auction

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  1. Tony

    Tony Supporting Member

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    That is a guitar I really would not want.
    I don't like those low impedance pups.
    I bet it sells for less than people think
     
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    I just really think it's great how Les didn't treat his instruments like precious collectibles.
    If he wanted to change something, he hauled off and did it. With whatever tools or parts he had handy, not like a luthier would have done the job.
     
  4. WahmBoomAh

    WahmBoomAh World Crass Guitarist Silver Supporting Member

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    You ain`t kiddin~
    I remember a Selmer that Django`s widow gave him ... it was at Monteleones shop in the early 80`s (late 70`s?).
    John had to repair the caving in top after Les has installed a pickup between the soundhole and the neck !!!!!
     
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