Lot 252 (The Summer Country House Sale, 27th June 2017)
A 1969 Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar,
serial number 804302, with a gloss black finish and chrome hardware.
This particular guitar is an early 1969 example because the back of the headstock is not impressed 'Made in USA' and there is no volute to the top of the neck.
The pick-ups, pots and switch have been replaced, but all of the original components are with the lot. The guitar now has a Gibson '57 four-wire pick-up in the neck and the volume control for this has a coil tap switch and the bridge pick-up is a 498T. The original T-top pick-ups, pots with date stamps for 1968 and original capacitors are all included. The guitar was refretted in 2001 and the original frets are also in the lot.
This guitar comes complete with a vintage Les Paul case probably dating to the 1950s.
Sold for £6,000
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The auction details are as follows:
Auction: The Summer Country House Sale, 27th June 2017
23 June 2017 By Appointment
25 June 2017 10am 1pm
26 June 2017 9am - 5pm
27 June 2017 from 9am
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