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Gibson Custom L-4 CES - archtop guitar w Original hardcase -

Custom Shop luthier made Nashville TN ( 1999 )

Fabulous playing & vibrantly responsive hand crafted Gibson L4 custom shop acoustic electric hollow body archtop guitar. Not gigged - for private home use & recording only ! All original luthier crafted archtop guitar w Gibson USA hardcase.

Clean, warm & well defined tones resonate throughout acoustically along w similar warm deep PAF generated tones w phenomenally creamy bass & midrange tones and awesome rich textured highs over the entire fingerboard range. Each pickup delivers a wide yet focused tonal pallete w far more options than most might expect from a wide bodied archtop guitar.. Luxurious & versatile blues, jazz & rock sounds can be effortlessly created from the CES custom quality construction w full 3.5" solid maple crafted body & vibrant resonant spruce top.. the even slinky responsiveness & playability of this Gibson L-4 CES archtop electric guitar across the entire fingerboard range will consistently exceed all expectations.

I have owned & loved this instrument for 18 yrs.. it simply loves my Fender Deluxe amp + AC30 Vox pedal. Selling due only to a negotiated family settlement.

Features -

+ Production Year - 1999 / USA Nashvile TN Custom (CES)

+ Serial No. 92669001

+ Exquisite solid quilted maple hollow body back & sides

+ Pristine Alaskan solid sitka spruce f-holed arched top w Florentine cutaway

+ 1 piece mahogany neck w rounded 50's style neck profile & abalone inlays

+ Bound ebony fingerboard w split parallelogram pearl inlays

+ '59 Classic re-issue PAF humbucker pickups (tarnished)

+ Gibson deluxe tuners (original)

+ Gold ABR-1 bridge w T-style nickel plated tailpiece (tarnished)

+ 24 3/4" scale length / 3 1/2" body width

+ Nut width is 1 11/16"

+ Weight 3.25 kg

Excellent used AAA condition -

No finish cracks, significant dents, or marks to the body or neck binding.. The mahogany neck is smooth w traditional 50's profile.. it is perfect playing condition without any binding or pearl inlay issues.. Electrics work fine & without issue.. frets & playwear are at 85% overall

NB. This instrument is in Excellent Used condition .. there is notable tarnishing of the gold/nickel platings which is not unexpected from a 24 yr old genuine working instrument

Shipping -

Sold within Australia ONLY -

Shipping costs disclosed in the listing is for registered courier service to city & metropolitan locations only. This charge does not include consignment transit insurance which is at the sole discretion of the Buyer This Seller reserves the right to request an additional amount required to secure delivery for designated remote locations & regional postcode destinations.

Contact me on 0422673787 w any enquiries

Please allow a few days for me to respond to any onsite enquiries & Q?s

Thank u kindly for your interest & attention -


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Listed7 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
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  • Custom Historic L-4 CES
  • Natural
  • 1999
Made In
  • United States
Body Material
  • Maple
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Model Family
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Model Sub-Family
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Tan
Number of Frets
  • 20
Offset Body
  • Non-Offset Body
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Scale Length
  • 24.75"

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