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Product Details

This is the pinnacle model of the pinnacle line-up, produced under the supervision of "Mike McGuire" by selected craftsmen from the Gibson Custom Shop, which boasts the pinnacle of its line-up.

The name "Custom Crimson" comes from the red tape that the Custom Shop puts on all "One of a Kind" orders when they are sent to the production line, with the order number linked to the spec sheet, so that the craftsmen can recognise them. The name comes from the red "Crimson" tape. Mike McGuire, who is supervising this project, is a living legend in the industry, having founded Varley Arts in the 1970s, built relationships with famous guitarists such as Larry Carlton, Lee Ritner and Steve Lukather, and became a member of the Gibson Custom Shop in 1993. He is a living legend in the industry.

The L-9 Archtop is the pinnacle of the modern archtop model from Gibson, who have been making archtop guitars since the 1890s. The L-9 Archtop is a modern Les Paul with a beautiful flame maple body top, mahogany sides and back, and a thick 50s-style neck with a short scale neck, while utilising the expertise of traditional archtop models. The sound is also characterised by a wide range and graininess that can be used for a wide range of applications from jazz to rock. This is a top-of-the-range Custom Shop model, a one-of-a-kind full acoustic guitar that will convince you that it looks good, but it's also a great guitar to play.

Body: Figured Maple Top / Mahogany Side & Back
Neck: Mahogany 50S Style
Fingerboard: Solid Indian Rosewood
Pickup: 57 Classic
Weight: 3.18kg
Nut-Width: 43mm
W/Original Hardcase, C.O.A
Short Scale Neck

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Listed3 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.Learn more
  • Custom Shop L-9 Archtop
  • 2015
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Family
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Finish Pattern
  • Sunburst
Color Family
  • Red
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Top Material
  • Maple
Number of Frets
  • 22

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