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Gibson Les Paul Custom 1978 Cherry Sunburst

Regular price $5,600.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $5,600.00 USD
Sale Sold out

Up for sale is a 1978 Gibson Les Paul Custom in excellent condition. Serial number is 70128513, made in Nashville. This guitar features a solid mahogany body with a cherry sunburst finish (there is slight discoloration on the neck). It has a slim taper maple neck with ebony fingerboard.

The nut width is 1.69" while the 1st fret is 0.78" and the 12th is 0.98". The scale is 24 3/4" and there are 22 frets. There are mother of pearl inlays for the position markers and headstock insignia. The frets are low fretless wonder frets and pickups are the highly desired Gibson T-tops, a slightly cleaner PAF. The tuning pegs and hardware are metallic gold coloring with slight pitting on the tuners. One volume potentiometer has been replaced but everything else is original.

1978 is a prized year for the LP Custom and was the best selling year for this model of the entire decade. The cherry sunburst finish, while not super rare, is not nearly as common as finding an ebony finish as half of the models shipped in 1978 were ebony. Original chainsaw hard shell case included.

Mahogany body with maple top
Maple neck
Ebony fretboard
T-top pickups
Gold hardware
Nashville tune-o-matic bridge
Stop bar tailpiece
3-way switch
Two volume and two tone controls

Continental USA Shipping Only. No International Sales.

This guitar is presented by Classic City Vintage Guitars of Athens, GA. Buyer pays UPS shipping (and applicable taxes) which is added to the sales price at checkout. Shipping is $190 including insurance.