There is a very small number of these guitars on the Reverb market - and for good reason. A guitar that I own and will very likely regret selling. Out of all of the guitars I have owned, this very is easily my favorite.

* Number of Pickups - (Two) 68’ Classic Custom Pickups
* Body Type - Solidbody
* Body Shape - Les Paul
* Body Material - Mahogany
* Body Finish - Nitrocellulose
* Neck Material - Mahogany
* Neck Shape - 68 Custom .89"/1.03"
* Nut Width - 1.687"
* Fingerboard Material - Ebony
* Fingerboard Inlay - Pearl Block
* Number of Frets - 22
* Scale Length - 24.75"
* Bridge/Tailpiece - Stoptail
* Tuners Kluson Deluxe - Nickel
* Controls - 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-way Switch
* Case Included - Hardshell Historic
* Minor playwear - No Gibson warranty
* 10 lbs flat (ish)

This is a vintage Gibson Custom Shop Historic Collection 2-Pickup '68 Les Paul Custom Black Beauty Reissue (2002), a true masterpiece of craftsmanship and sound. With its sleek black finish and sturdy hardware, this guitar exudes a classic rock-and-roll vibe that's sure to turn heads.

The mahogany body and neck provide a rich, warm tone with plenty of sustain, while the two humbucking pickups deliver a powerful, articulate sound that's perfect for everything from blues to metal. The guitar is well balanced and comfortable to play, with a smooth and fast neck that makes it easy to navigate through the frets.

The Black Beauty has been played and loved, so it has some dings, scratches and wear, but it only adds to the overall character of the guitar. It has been professionally set up, so it plays and sounds amazing. This guitar is perfect for the player who wants a vintage instrument with a cool look and sound, or for the collector who wants a piece of rock-and-roll history.

The guitar comes with a hardshell case, and is ready to rock the stage. This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of music history and an iconic instrument that has been played by some of the greatest guitarists of all time.

This Les Paul Black Beauty is a true classic, and it's sure to be a prized possession in any collection. Don't miss out on this opportunity to own a piece of guitar history!

Listed2 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • Custom Shop Historic Collection 2-Pickup '57 Les Paul Custom Black Beauty Reissue
  • Ebony
  • 1993 - 2002
Made In
  • United States
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Model Family
  • Gibson Les Paul
Model Sub-Family
  • Gibson Les Paul Custom
Body Type
  • Solid Body
  • Gibson Custom Shop
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Black
Number of Frets
  • 22

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Gary's Guitar Warehouse

Glendale, CA, United States
Joined Reverb:2023

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