In celebration of six decades of legendary performance, Gibson USA unveils the Les Paul 60th Anniversary Goldtop. This highly desirable guitar has been produced as a recreation of the first Les Pauls released a full 60 years ago, but with a correctly strung trapeze wraparound bridge that improves one of the shortcomings of the Les Paul in its first year of production. With its high-gloss nitrocellulose Goldtop finish and natural back and neck, traditional vintage binding and appointments, and snarling P-90 pickups, the Les Paul 60th Anniversary Goldtop is as close as you’ll come to the tone, feel and look of the Les Paul that started it all.

Gibson Les Paul 60th Anniversary Goldtop

The guitar that artist Les Paul and Gibson president Ted McCarty teamed up to create for production in 1952 forever changed the guitar world, and music itself. The Les Paul has become the most revered electric of all time, an iconic instrument capable of making any kind of music, but perhaps best suited to smokin’ blues and rock ’n’ roll. The early Les Paul Goldtops are particularly revered for their classic look, meaty feel and raw, gnarly P-90 single-coil tone.

Gibson Les Paul 60th Anniversary Goldtop features:
  • Top wood: carved Maple
  • Back wood: 1 Piece Mahogany
  • Mahogany neck with traditional “thick” profile
  • Pair of powerful P-90 (Alnico II) pickups in the neck and bridge
  • High-quality “Orange Drop” tone capacitors
  • Chrome-plated wrapover trapeze tailpiece
  • Vintage style tuners with cream tulip keys and 14:1 tuning ratio
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Radius: 12″
  • Scale length: 24.75″
  • Nut/E.O.B: 1.695″/2.260″
  • Inlays: White Acrylic Trapezoid
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