Gibson Custom Shop Historic Collection '59 Les Paul Flametop Reissue 1993 - 2002

Overview

  • The 1959 Les Paul Reissue was one of the first models produced by the Gibson Historic division in 1993. It featured a mahogany body with a figured maple top, 57 Classic Humbuckers, and a Vintage '59 neck profile with a rosewood fretboard. It was also available with a plain maple top during this period. An Anniversary model was also produced at this time.
  • It was produced in Heritage Cherry Sunburst and Heritage Darkburst, among other limited run finishes.
  • In 2003 Gibson Custom Historic updated the pickups to Burstbuckers.

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Custom Shop Historic Collection '59 Les Paul Flametop Reissue
Finish
  • Heritage Cherry Sunburst
  • Heritage Darkburst
  • Iced Tea Burst
Year
  • 1993 - 2002
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 24 3/4"
Top Material
  • Maple
Wood Top Style
  • Flamed

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  • Fantastic

    Great guitar!

  • Teenage Dream Guitar

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    This is the guitar I most wanted, working on the floor of Guitar Center in 1992. Stunning looks, great condition, and a feel and playability that makes it hard to put down. I do sometimes stop playing just to look at it.