Overview

The Paul or The Paul Standard was a variation on the Les Paul introduced in 1978. This guitar was like the Les Paul is shape but used a Walnut body and two exposed humbuckers. In 1979, Gibson also launched The Paul Deluxe which used a mahogany body and a slightly different cutaway horn, along with the more traditional black headstock.

Years of Production: 
1979 - 1980 

Body Style: Single cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Walnut body, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:  Two uncovered humbucker pickups, dot inlays, Kluson deluxe tuners, four control knobs, three-way pickup selector, stopbar tailpiece and Tune-o-matic bridge

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Firebrand "The Paul"
Finish
  • Natural Walnut
Year
  • 1978 - 1980
Made In
  • United States
Categories

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