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‼️Sold‼️ Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 VOS Reissue Black, 1992

‼️Sold‼️ Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 VOS Reissue Black, 1992

Introduced as the top of the line in elegance and function, the Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 model was presented in tuxedo style finish – black, white trim, and gold hardware. Unlike the original Les Paul gold-top models which paired a carved Maple top with a mahogany body, the new Custom’s body was entirely Mahogany. New hardware appeared, as well; the new, gold-plated ABR ‘tune-o-matic’ bridge and stop tailpiece, and the Seth Lover designed, single coil ‘staple top’ Alnico V neck pickup with a P-90 at the bridge.

Used
Price: $3699.99 CAD

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Sold! Gibson 1954 Les Paul Custom Reissue Black, 2000

Sold!  Gibson 1954 Les Paul Custom Reissue Black, 2000

The Gibson 1954 Les Paul Custom was introduced as the top of the line in the new concept of the solid body electric guitar. Gibson had been producing electrified guitars since at least 1936, using designs like the Charlie Christian pickup on archtop and Hawaiian models. Ted McCarty, then president of Gibson and keenly aware of the competitive potential of Leo Fender’s designs, worked with Les Paul to produce a solid body electric worthy of the Gibson name.

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Price: $4500 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson SJ-200 Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 1954

❌SOLD❌ Gibson SJ-200 Steel String Guitar Sunburst, 1954

The Gibson SJ-200 has been in continuous production since 1938, with a hiatus during the WW2 years 1944 to 1946. Renamed the J-200 in 1955, it is one of Gibson’s most recognisable and popular designs. It appears on many recordings and stages. Though it’s often associated with Country and Western, it is the acoustic used on both The Who’s Pinball Wizard and all the acoustic parts on the first Led Zeppelin album.

Vintage
Price: $7999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Custom VOS LPB-4 Black Beauty, 2011

❌SOLD❌ Gibson Custom 1954 Les Paul Custom VOS LPB-4 Black Beauty, 2011

Introduced in 1952, the gold-topped Gibson Les Paul quickly underwent a series of changes and in 1954, the top of the line Les Paul Custom ‘Black Beauty’ appeared, clad in a simulated tuxedo.

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Price: $5500 CAD

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