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THE BRITISH BURST

The following is the worlds most desired and iconic of all vintage instruments, highly regarded to both players and collectors and affectionately known simply as a Burst.

HISTORY

The instrument is one of a select number of original 50s Les Pauls that has detailed and clear provenance , owned and used by many respected and iconic British Based Musicians throughout the 1970s - 2000s its appeal will be strong from those players collectors whom require an instrument that can be played /used and has somewhat of a magical mojo, full details as follows 

Gibson Les Paul 

1958 

S/no 8 6898

Sunburst 

Light Figured Top 

PAFs ( Zebra + Double Black ) 

Internally / Externally Original Except as follows

Re-Fret 

Over sprayed Neck 

Reinstalled Machine Heads 

Condition 7/10  ( Players Grade ) 

Original Case 

History/Time Line 

The guitar was owned and used by the following highly respected British Musicians/Artists as follows 

Phil Harris  - 1974 - 1979

Tony Drake - 1979-80

Mike Slaughter - 1980 

Peter Godwin/JR James 1980-2012

Private Collector  2012-2017

2017 - 2019  Alan Rogan ( Respected Guitar Technician To the Who , Rolling Stones Etc ) 

Online / Published Media 

The instrument has been featured in various online and published media details as follows 

Beauty of The Burst 

Burst Serial Log 

Comments 

An original  Burst is the worlds most desired and iconic of all Vintage Instruments, priced within a realistic level the above based on detailed historical provenance will be of strong interest to both players, collectors  whom require an instrument to both use , enjoy and invest 

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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
Brand
Model
  • Les Paul Standard "Burst"
Finish
  • Sunburst
Categories
Year
  • 1958
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Sub-Family
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Model Family
Finish Pattern
  • Sunburst
Color Family
  • Red
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Top Material
  • Maple
Number of Frets
  • 22

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