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Gibson Guitars - 1952 Les Paul - Tune-o-matic/Stop Tailpiece Conversion - Black Refinish
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Gibson Guitars - 1952 Les Paul - Tune-o-matic/Stop Tailpiece Conversion - Black Refinish


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This 1952 Les Paul - Tune-o-matic/Stop Tailpiece Conversion  is a resonant, great playing Les Paul that has a bit of a story to go with it, dating all the way back to it's origins as a 1952 Gold Top.

In 1967 or '68 the guitar was sent back to Gibson to be refinished in black, along with having the pickguard, pickup covers, tuners and pots replaced. While at Gibson for the refinish the guitar was stamped with a 1968 serial number. At this point in the late '60s the guitar was still sporting the original trapeze tailpiece/bridge.
Fast forward to 2008 when the guitar was brought into our repair shop to have the Tune-o-matic/Stop Tailpiece conversion done, along with a refret and neck reset in order to accomodate the '55 bridge specs. The guitar feels and plays great, exactly as you would expect the sort of gold standard in Les Paul specs. There is obvious playwear and buckle rash to the late '60s black thin finish, that looks and feels great.

Includes a modern Guardian Case along with the original Gibson case with pink interior.
  • 1952 Gold Top Les Paul Body - Refinished Black
  • Tune-o-matic/Stop Tailpiece Conversion (originals in the case)
  • Replaced Pickguard
  • Replaced GFS Alnico Vintage P90 pickups (originals in the case with replaced black covers)
  • Replaced Kluson Tuners
  • Replaced Control Knobs and Back Plates
  • Replaced Pots (pot codes date to 1967)
  • Replaced Nut (Original Nut in the case)
  • Modern Guardian Case
  • Original Lifton Brown case with pink interior
  • Stamped with a 1968 serial number (895223) when refinished at Gibson

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