Here is a vintage 1976 Gibson Les Paul Custom electric guitar in 100% all original condition. This extremely rare version, serial number 00119315, features the exceptional combination of; a stunning wine red finish (which better resembles the color of a black cherry), a vintage-inspired triple pickup arrangement (unlike the much more common 2-pickup versions produced more frequently), as well as, an entire set of impossibly rare cream plastic parts! In all likelihood, this guitar was probably custom-ordered with these subtle enhancements, yet these nuanced cosmetic deviations are clearly what make this particular Les Paul Custom so special and unique. Though the aforementioned upgrades are rather minute, it contributes entirely to this guitar’s incredibly attractive aesthetic. Do not miss out, because this is perhaps a one-of-a-kind Les Paul Custom.
Serial Number: 00119315
Potentiometer Codes: 1377611
Pickup Output/Resistance: Bridge 7.40Ω, Neck 7.45Ω
Weight: 11 lbs 1 oz
This ’76 Gibson Les Paul Custom features; a rich and translucent wine red finish, a 3-piece maple neck with a volute, a double-bound sandwich/pancake mahogany body with a 3-piece maple top, a bound ebony fingerboard with block mother of pearl inlays, factory large frets, Gibson-labeled Schaller tuning machines, Schaller-made Nashville bridge, stop tailpiece, gold insert reflector knobs, cream plastic parts, original formfit black vinyl hard case with thick purple interior and silver Gibson logo,
This guitar is in very excellent cosmetic condition. This is a no issues example, with no breaks, no cracks, and no repairs, The back of the body displays typical belt buckle rash exposing a small quarter-sized area of mahogany, around which there is some expected pressure marks and worming from blue jean rivets. Otherwise, the finish is very well-preserved, and the top is quite clean. Also, the finish on the back of the neck is very intact, with no wear through that lacquer. The original gold hardware exhibits usual oxidation and wear, though it generally presents as gold. The white binding has since delicately aged to assume a cream-colored patina, and it looks incredible.
The guitar plays extremely well, and has been properly setup to play and perform with .010-.046 electric guitar strings. The original frets display moderate playing wear, but since they are large, the playability is still very excellent. The neck is perfectly straight, and the truss rod works fine. All 3 of the Pat. No. stamp humbucking pickups sound fantastic.