Gibson USA merges its 12-string expertise with a legendary electric for what might be the most powerful-sounding and best-playing rendition of the breed ever created: the Les Paul Traditional 12-String. The guitar is equipped with all the hallmarks of the popular Les Paul Traditional, including its legendary tonewoods, groundbreaking hardware complement and sensational humbucking pickups, with minor alterations to make it a solid and smooth-playing 12-string electric.

Gibson Les Paul Traditional 12 String

Gibson Les Paul Traditional 12 String

Gibson Les Paul Traditional 12 String

Gibson has a long and glorious history of crafting top-notch electric 12-string guitars, from the elegant ES-335-12 of 1965, to the EDS-1275 that enabled Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page to segue seamlessly from the 12-string intro to “Stairway to Heaven” to the ripping 6-string solo in live performance.

Gibson Les Paul Traditional 12 string features:
  • Body wood: choice Mahogany with carved Maple top
  • Body Type: traditional weight relief
  • Neck: Grade-A Maple with fast, comfortable ’60s profile
  • Pickups: ’57 Classic Alnico II (neck), ’57 Classic Plus Alnico II (bridge)
  • Modified 12-string Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece
  • Tuners: high-quality Mini Grover with 14:1 ratio
  • Fingerboard wood: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Radius: 12″
  • Scale Length: 24.75″
  • Nut/E.O.B: 1.75″/2.26″
  • Inlays: Figured Acrylic Trapezoid
  • Binding: Cream
  • Colours: Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Ebony, Goldtop
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