Gibson Les Paul Junior John Lennon LTD 2008 Cherry

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $3,300$4,500

Starting in 1954, Gibson offered players a simple, affordable take on the Les Paul dubbed the Les Paul Junior. In his post-Beatles career, John Lennon frequently used a modified Les Paul Junior with an added Charlie Christiran-style pickup in the front position. In 2008, Gibson built a limited run of 300 replicas of Lennon's Les Paul Junior. Originally, these guitars shipped with a certificate, book, and iconic Lennon New York T-shirt. 

Years of Production: 2008 

Body Style: Single cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:  One dog-eared P-90 pickup and one Charlie Christian, tone and volume control knobs, tune-o-matic bridge, unbound neck, 

Finish Specifications: This guitar uses an aged-relic finish style.

Notable Les Paul Junior Players: John Lennon, Billie Joe Armstrong, Johnny Thunders


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