Gibson / Les Paul Standard Stinger / 1960 / Cherry Sunburst / Guitar For Sale

1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard, cherry sunburst. Made in USA, serial number 09254. This guitar is as incredible as you'd expect. Here's what we found out about it:

It had Schaller tuners on at one point and the originals were reinstalled (the screw holes from the Schaller tuners were touched up as can be seen under the blacklight). The edges of the stinger were amateurishly touched up. The guitar was professionally refretted, preserving the original fret edge nibs. New nut. Has one brass bridge post.

The guitar has the typical 1960 neck profile with a little bit of extra meat on it. The original PAF pickups have zebra bobbins and read 7.6k ohm (neck) and 7.9k ohm (bridge), measured at the input jack. 

The pickguard is from an earlier 1950s Goldtop Les Paul and was routed for humbuckers. The M69 neck pickup ring is correct, but the bridge pickup ring is the result of a surgical restoration. Our best guess is that the original ring broke and parts from were used to keep the guitar as original as possible. The inside feet and inside height screw rings were transplanted to a later 1970s M8 ring. Incredible stuff. 

Some of the pickup rings screws and one pickguard screw are not original. The toggle switch ring is not original. The pots date to the 8th week of 1960, but it appears that they were out of the guitar and put back in. 

This Burst has a nice subtle flame and is a fantastic instrument.

Comes with the original brown tolex hardshell case. Weighs 3.95kg.

On consignment, sold as-is - payment by bank wire transfer and cash only.

Yeahman's Guitars, Switzerland  

Contact name:
Michael
Brands:
Fender, Squier JV, Gibson, Epiphone, Orville, Tokai, Burny, Greco, Rickenbacker, Maxon, Ibanez, Jen, Ampeg, Marshall, Sound City, Hiwatt and many more
Languages:
English, German, Italian, French
Specialties:
Japan Vintage
Opening hours:
24/7

A small shop in Switzerland selling vintage and used electric and acoustic guitars, basses, amplifiers and assorted effect pedals. 

Here you will mostly find selected instruments of the following brands: Fender, Gibson, Rickenbacker, Epiphone, Gretsch, Marshall, Vox, Ampeg, Guild, Greco, Tokai, Squier JV, Burny, Maxon, Ibanez, Orville and many more.

As for now, there are no fixed opening hours, instruments can be tried out and picked up by appointment only. If you happen to be in the area or would like to travel to come check an instrument out, please don't hesitate to write. Yeahman's is open to anybody who shares our passion!

Our showroom is located at Turnweg 2, 3013 Bern, Switzerland. It's a hidden entrance, so please don't ring random doorbells, instead call for questions and appointments during business hours (9am to 5pm CET). +41793088915. If you are from out of town and are on a tight schedule / in an out of town band playing a show here and/or would like to visit on short notice and/or well outside business hours, feel free to contact us - it wouldn't be the first time we show people around well after midnight. 

Our preferred method of payment is bank wire transfer or cash. Please get in touch for our bank account details, once you place an order through e-mail we'll hold the item for you and take it offline. 

Please note that we do not ship amplifiers, they are available for local pickup only!

 

Please refer to our terms & conditions on www.yeahmansguitars.com .

 
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