Gibson Les Paul TV Model 1959 (consignment) SOLD

Serial Number 9 24422 Built in 1959.
Pricing $7499.00 CAD with original case. SOLD
Neck Mahogany neck with unbound rosewood fingerboard.,
Frets Original 22 frets with some play wear in the lower positions.
Body Mahogany double cutaway slab body.
Finish Original nitrocellulose lacquer TV finish. As would be expected, the finish is yellowing with age, but is in exceptional condition. No appreciable lacquer checking.
Hardware/electronics One P-90 ‘dogear’ pickup with black plastic cover; Kluson deluxe tuners with plastic buttons; stop/bar bridge; volume and tone controls, output jack on side. Original bonnet knobs.
Playability/Action Plays quite well, and has a rich and resonant tone.
Case Original brown fiber case included, in reasonable shape.
Comments If you’ve ever wondered what the term ‘Closet Classic’ means – this is it. A near-mint 1959 Gibson Les Paul TV Model; the guitar has been played but has also been taken care of.The TV model was produced to address the needs of television production – this colour, it turned out, was most visible on black-and-white television sets. The TV model is basically a Les Paul Junior with the TV finish, and a decal identifying it as a ‘TV MODEL’ rather than ‘JUNIOR’.

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