Released in 2010 honoring the 50th Anniversary of the 1960 Les Paul Standard with 500 instruments produced in three versions based on the transitional features of the model in 1960.
Version One featured a Rounded '59 profile and was available in Heritage Dark Burst and Heritage Cherry Sunburst. Version Two featured a slimmer '60 profile neck and was available in Sunset Tea Burst and Light Iced Tea Burst. Version Three featured an even slimmer '60s profile and reflector knobs and was offered Version in Cherry Burst finish.
This guitar is No.482 of 500 and features a solid non-weight relieved Mahogany body with a carved, figured Maple top, Cherry Burst nitrocellulose finish, 1-piece mahogany neck with a 1960 Thin Taper (.790, .865) profile, 22 fret Rosewood fingerboard with aged Acrylic trapezoid inlays, 24 3/4 “ scale length and 1 11/16” nut width. Burstbucker 1 and 2 pickups with polished nickel covers, 500k Audio taper pots, Gold reflector knobs, Double ring Kluson tuners, and nickel ABR-1 and tailpiece.
The guitar is in superb condition, weighs in at 9 lbs even and comes with its original black and maroon Gibson Custom Case, Gold 50th Anniversary Certificate of Authenticity and Hangtags. A fantastic instrument for both Player and Collector alike.