Up for sale we have a 1981 Gibson Les Paul Custom in original custom color Candy Apple Red Metallic finish with original hardshell case. The guitar is in great overall condition and perfect working order. All parts are original to the guitar to the best of our knowledge with no breaks, cracks or repairs. It shows some honest play wear with some dings and dents throughout the body but nothing major to note, just a guitar that's been lovingly played over the years and not mistreated. Electronics all function as they should. The guitar features two incredible sounding Tim Shaw PAF style humbuckers that deliver crisp clean highs, punchy mid's and tight robust lows, just a wonderfully dynamic pair of pickups with great dynamic response. The medium sized bound Maple neck features a sort of round D-shape profile with some shoulder meat on the edges. Ebony fretboard with pearl block inlays. Width at there (original) nut measures 1 5/8". The thickness of the neck measures .800" at the first fret and .980" at the twelfth fret. The guitar weighs in at 10 lbs. 6 oz. Two of the screws in the backside control cavity cover are missing. Overall a killer Norlin Era Les Paul Custom, its all there and is really a lovely instrument. Includes original Gibson hardshell case and will be professionally packed with care. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any further questions. Thanks for looking. 

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Listed2 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
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  • Les Paul Custom
  • Candy Apple Red
  • 1970 - 1985
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Radius
  • 12"
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Offset Body
  • No
Model Family
  • Gibson Les Paul
Color Family
  • Red
  • Gibson Norlin Era
Model Sub-Family
  • Gibson Les Paul Custom
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Nut Width
  • 1.6875"
Top Material
  • Maple
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Number of Frets
  • 22

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Tacoma, WA, United States
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