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Gibson Custom Collector’s Choice #3 1960 Les Paul “The Babe” Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case Reviews

Gibson Custom Collector’s Choice #3 1960 Les Paul “The Babe” Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case Reviews

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Gibson Custom Collector’s Choice #3 1960 Les Paul “The Babe” Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case

Gibson Custom Collector's Choice #3 1960 Les Paul

  • Mahogany body with maple top, set mahogany throat with maple spline
  • ’59 Rounded throat profiMahogany body with maple top, set mahogany throat with maple splinele, rosewood fingerboard, 22 frets, nitrocellulose trapezoid inlays, 24.75″ scale
  • Gotoh resissue Green Key tuners, ABR-1 bridge with aluminum base, Bigsby Vibrato tailpiece, nickel hardware
  • Dual Custom Bucker pickups, Cherry Tea Burst finish
  • Hardshell case plus certificate of authenticity included

The whole premise of Gibson Custom s Collector s Choice series revolves about the recreation quite prized Les Paul Standards. But our topic about this event represents a rarity amidst the rareand even anything of a enigma. In a small over 52 years about this world, this fascinating transitional early 1960 Les Paul Standard has had just 4 owners, 3 of who choose to stay anonymous, whilst 1 is a lot recognized to the guitar-playing public, Joe Bonamassa. Collector s Choice 1960 Les Paul #3 0-0137, otherwise recognized to all because The Babe, is a marvelously well-preserved Les Paul Standard. It presents an unusual mixture of late- 59 attributes about an early 1960 model-year guitar, in addition to being 1 of few verifiable Standards of the era produced with a factory-ordered Bigsby vibrato (called a Floating Bridge at the time). In short, the Collector s Choice 1960 Les Paul #3 0-0137 The Babe is a precise recreation of what exactly is an unusual plus very desirable Les Paul by any specifications, plus creation is purely limited thus it’s destined to stay a very collectible guitar.

While 1959 Standards were stamped with a serial amount with all the leading digit 9 plus 1960 Standards started with a 0, the initially digit of The Babe is stamped too faintly to be read with total precision. The fact, nonetheless, which its trailing serial numbers0137are low inside the series, plus it was ordered by its authentic owner inside June of 1959 plus delivered inside August of 1959, indicate it might have been a extremely early 1960 model-year g

List Price: $ 6,999.00

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