Gibson / Les Paul Custom / 1955 / Black / Guitar For Sale


“ Black Betty “ 1955 Gibson Les Paul Custom in Ebony finish
One of the first ones with the P90 and the Seth Lover Alnico 5 with factory-cut edges for easier installment.
All plastics like guard, poker chip, switch tip, bell cover, input jack plate and pickup covers are original.
So are the vintage pots , caps and pickups and the rest of the hardware:
The golden ABR1 Bridge,Stoptail, Kluson waffle back Tuners , and guard bracket too.

Was a factory stop tail but got at some stage a Bigsby on.
Equipped now back to its stop tail. Correct square inlays.
Has play wear on the back and some nice and nearly n invisible touchups on the cutaway horn, and the bigsby mounting area on the body top (visible under blacklight)

No breaks or cracks
was refretted at some point wich remain plenty of perfect fretware.
Very Light and extremly resonatiing Guitar .
Sweet and smooth neck tone and a screaming bridge P90.

Neck reading: 7.94 kOhm
Bridge reading: 7,49 kOhm

The neck just feel perfect with typical rounded fingerboard edges,
Smooth feeling lacquer
It´s just a perfect 50s LP custom.

Comes in a black vintage 4-latch Gibson LP Form Fit case with silk
sunshine yellow plush in good condition, only the handle has been replaced.

WEIGHT : 3,75 KG

PRICE : 42.000 EURO

Sweetspot Guitars, Germany  

Contact name:
Christian Sedelmayer
Fender, Gibson
German & English
Opening hours:
By appointment

I am specialized in the acquisition & sale of beautiful, unique and rare guitars. Spot is on Gibson and Fender with attention to the Custom Shop models especially in full, proofed and original condition. 

Sweetspot Guitars will excite, inspire & create confidence! 

My clients should look forward to their instrument with precise information & photos, consulting & handling. 

I have played & collected for many years and spent a lot of money. The knowledge of the instruments and the passion for it, I would now like to get to the point with my shop. 

Every guitar that I offer is chosen, with the utmost care to authenticity verified, and have been adjusted. And it arrives at your home in described condition with bill & 14 days return option. Pickup here at Lake Constance Area is also welcome! 

On request and at an additional cost, we modify each guitar to the exact customers request from pickup over setup to aging etc., either on-site or with one of our known guitar luthiers with which we cooperate. 

I will get the most beautiful & rarest used and new guitars of the world here in the Lake Constance region and strive to get long-term Customer Relations! From time to time I will also order small and fine special editions of Instruments - For example it is planned to work together with MJT USA on relic Telecaster and Stratocaster guitars and parts. 

We, Sweet Spot Guitars, are pleased about every offer, every request and every Customer! 

Hand, heart & instrument belong together

Christian Sedelmayer 


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