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Gibson 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue - Double Gold with Hard Shell Case

Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue - Double Gold

 

An Icon Reborn: The Custom Shop Gibson '57 Les Paul Reissue

The Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue in Double Gold stands as a testament to the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. This iconic model has been the tool of choice for countless guitar heroes, celebrated for its elegant gold finish, classic solid mahogany/maple construction, and versatile humbucking pickups. Every aspect of this authentic recreation exemplifies Gibson Custom Shop's dedication to accuracy, from the woods to the construction and precise contours, providing an unparalleled ownership experience.

Unmatched Craftsmanship and Authenticity

The 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue is meticulously crafted to mirror the original year of production. The body features a 1-piece lightweight mahogany back and a 2-piece plain maple top, both fitted with hide glue. The 1-ply Royalite binding adds a touch of elegance, while the lack of weight relief ensures a full, rich tone. This reissue model embodies Gibson's legacy through its accuracy, authenticity, and attention to detail.

Comfortable and Playable Neck

The neck of the 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue is made from solid mahogany and features a chunky C-shape profile, providing a comfortable and familiar playing experience. The neck width at the nut is 1.687" / 42.85mm, and the rosewood fingerboard has 22 frets adorned with aged cellulose nitrate trapezoid inlays, ensuring smooth and precise playability. The nylon nut adds to the vintage authenticity and enhances the overall tonal quality.

Premium Hardware for Superior Performance

This reissue model is equipped with high-quality hardware to ensure excellent performance and durability. The no-wire ABR-1 bridge and lightweight aluminum stop bar tailpiece provide stable tuning and sustain. The Kluson single line, single ring tuners offer precise tuning adjustments, while the butyrate gold top hat knobs add a touch of vintage style. The nickel plating on the hardware completes the classic look and feel.

Advanced Electronics for Versatile Tones

The Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue is fitted with Custombucker Alnico III pickups in both the neck and bridge positions. These unpotted pickups deliver a rich, dynamic tone with clarity and warmth, capturing the essence of the original '57 Goldtop. The guitar's electronics are designed to provide a wide range of tonal possibilities, making it suitable for any musical style.

Specifications:

Body

  • Shape: Les Paul
  • Back: 1-Piece lightweight Mahogany
  • Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
  • Weight Relief: None
  • Binding: 1-Ply Royalite

Neck

  • Neck: Solid Mahogany
  • Profile: Chunky C-Shape
  • Nut Width: 1.687" / 42.85mm
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut: Nylon
  • Inlay: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid

Hardware

  • Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
  • Knobs: Butyrate Gold Top Hats
  • Tuners: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
  • Plating: Nickel

Electronics

  • Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
  • Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)

Case

  • Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch


This item ships fully insured with signature required.