Gibson Les Paul DC Standard 1998 Transparent Blue

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  • $1,100$1,500

Starting in 1998, Gibson produced a double cutaway version of the Les Paul Standard known as the Les Paul DC Standard. The shape of this guitar is similar to that of the Les Paul Special from the late '50s. These guitars typically exhibited a highly figured maple top. 

Years of Production: 
1998 - 1999, 2001 - 2006

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Maple top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:  Two humbucker pickups, trapezoid inlays, two control knobs, three-way pickup selector, bound fingerboard, stopbar tailpiece, Tune-o-matic bridge

Notable Les Paul Players: Jimmy Page, Slash, Neil Young, Alex Lifeson, Pete Townshend

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