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2008 Gibson 1960 Les Paul Special Double Cut VOS (consignment) SOLD

September 29, 2013
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Comments Gibson introduced the Les Paul Special in 1955 as a single cutaway, and in late 1958 launched the double-cut version. This was an immediate success and was produced in this form until 1963, when the new body shape we know as the SG took over. The Doublecut was re-produced in 2001, and in 2008 became a regular order item.

This example of the 2008 Gibson 1960 Les Paul Special Double Cut VOS production is in excellent condition. It’s unmodified except for the addition of an intonated wraparound tailpiece – but this is a fully reversible modification with the original bridge in the case.

Serial Number 0 8030, built during 2008 at the Gibson plant in Nashville, Tennesee, USA.
Pricing $1650.00 CAD with original case.
Neck Mahogany neck with bound rosewood fingerboard, mother of pearl dot position markers. Gibson standard 24.75 inch scale length, medium round profile.
Frets Originbal frets with minor wear.
Body Slab mahogany double-cut body.
Finish Gloss nitrocelliulose ‘VOS’ TV-type translucent white finish in very good condition.
Hardware/electronics All original hardware except strap pins – a compensated wraparound bridge has been added and the original is in the case. Kluson-tupe strip tuners with creme plastic buttons, two P-90 pickups, pickup selector, individual volume and tone controls. 5-layer pickguard. Schaller straplocs have been added.
Playability/Action Plays well, with a really solid feel.
Case Original Gibson hardshell case, in 9/10 condition

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