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1978 Les Paul Deluxe Sunburst (consignment) SOLD

November 10, 2013
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Comments The Les Paul is one of the classic workhorses of modern popular music. Produced since 1952 in a number of variations, it appears on all kinds of stages and recordings.

This 1978 Les Paul Deluxe sunburst is in great condition and is a wonderful example of the late 1970′s production, with a 3-piece maple neck instead of the traditional mahogany. Structurally very similar to the Standard and Custom (the main physical difference is the size of the pickup cavities) the Deluxe features mini-humbuckers with a somewhite brighter, tighter sound than the full-size humbuckers.

Serial Number 72698604, built September 26, 1978 at the Gibson plant in Nashville, Tennessee.
Pricing $2,850.00 CAD with case.
Neck 3-piece maple neck with bound rosewood fingerboard and trapezoidal position markers.
Frets Original frets with minor wear.
Body Classic Les Paul construction with bound maple cap on a mahogany back.
Finish Original gloss nitrocellulose lacquer cherry sunburst finish in very good condition; a few marks, mostly on the back.
Hardware/electronics Original hardware except for the jack plate. Gibson tuners with metal ‘tulip’ buttons, corian nut, Deluxe truss rod cover, mini-humbuckers, pickup selector and individual volume and tone controls, chrome Nashville tune-o-matic and stop tailpiece.
Playability/Action Plays well and cleanly, with the classic Les Paul feel and tone. Weight is 10.5 lbs.
Case Black molded case included.

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