Gibson / Custom Shop Historic 1958 Les Paul Standard R8 VOS / 2013 / Sunburst / Guitar

This guitar is stunning. Very well cared for, the top, though initially quite plain, reveals some subtle quilting at certain angles and married to an impressive single piece mahogany body it makes quite the package.

As with the body, the single piece neck shows very little signs of use. The grain is wonderfully showcased here. The Indian rosewood fretboard is in great shape as are the frets.

The plastics are in good condition as is the hardware. Both show very little signs of use. The hardware has been subtly aged. 

Electrically everything is correct and untouched, as you would expect of course with a pair of Custom bucker humbucking pickups along with the obligatory reproduction bumblebee caps.

The guitar comes with its Gibson Custom Shop hard-shell case and all the extensive documentation you see in the pics.

It's a joy to play with a sublime ‘58 profile neck and the Custombucker pickups delivering those wonderful PAF-like tones.

Looks and tone to die for, what more could you want...? 

Instrument sold

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
24 hours

Hello we’re ATB Guitars.

We are one of Europes leading sellers of vintage and rare guitars. We only sell vintage Gibson and Fender electric guitars from 1950 until 1975 and have an extensive inventory to browse in our bricks and mortar store in Cheltenham, UK or in our online web store.

Payment and p/x:

All prices are in UK GBP £ Sterling. Payment can be made by Paypal, bank transfer, cash, or money order cashiers cheque etc. 

Should you not be absolutely delighted with your purchase you may return it to Cheltenham, at your own expense, within 7 days from the date of delivery for a full refund. The item must not have been altered or tampered with in any way, and it must arrive in the same condition as it left us.

Postage and shipping:

We ship within the UK by Royal Mail Recorded (small items under 2Kg), TNT or UPS and Worldwide by Royal Mail Airmail Signed For (small under 2Kg) Parcelforce, UPS or FedEx. All shipping prices include expert packing, cartons and packing materials but not insurance which is typically around 2% of items value. Currently approx shipping rates for a single guitar are as follows:

UK excluding Northern Ireland and Highlands £29
Most of mainland Europe £49
U.S.A. £129
Asia £149 - £190
Rest of World including S. America £149 - £275


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