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Epiphone 1959 Les Paul Standard Outfit in Aged Lemon Burst

Featuring Gibson USA BurstBucker Pickups, CTS Pots & '50s-Era Wiring. Hardshell Case Included!

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    Product Description

    Made in partnership with the Gibson Custom Shop, Epiphone's 1959 Les Paul Standard is a stunning recreation of what is considered as the "holy grail" of vintage guitars. Featuring period-correct specs that include an aged finish, '50s-era wiring and a '59 hand-rolled neck profile — this model also boasts Gibson USA BurstBucker pickups, CTS pots, new Epiphone Deluxe tuners and a Graph Tech nut.

    "A new take on the ’59 Burst that appears to be closer to the real thing than the average US-made Les Paul" - Guitar.com

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    Special Run 'Aged Lemon Burst' Finish

    This particular Epiphone 1959 Les Paul Standard sports a beautiful 'Aged Lemon Burst' finish — exclusive to Andertons Music Co. in Europe and a retailer in the USA. This is one of Gibson's most popular Custom Shop colour options, and you can get it now without breaking the bank!

    Classic Construction

    The Epiphone 1959 Les Paul Standard adheres to Gibson's signature all-Mahogany guitar construction, guaranteeing a thick and harmonically-rich sound with piano-like sustain. To give their model the truly high-end aesthetic that original '59s exert, Epiphone has adorned its body with a carved Hard Maple cap featuring a gorgeous AAA Figured Maple veneer. A metal medallion toggle switchplate enhances this instrument's beauty even further.

    Time-Honoured '59 Neck Profile

    The neck is the most essential part of any guitar when it comes to playability, which is why Epiphone has accurately replicated the acclaimed '59 rounded "C" neck profile for its affordable tribute model. Providing optimal comfort, this vintage-like neck shape will take you back in time to the "Golden Era" of electric guitar production! An Indian Laurel fingerboard offers a smooth touch under the fingers too, with medium jumbo frets ensuring a controllable feel for string bends and vibrato.

    Gibson USA BurstBucker Pickups

    "A Rock monster disguised as a vintage sweetheart" - Guitar.com

    Genuine Gibson USA pickups are almost never fitted in Epiphone guitars, but the 1959 Les Paul Standard is a rare exception. Equipped with BurstBucker 2 and 3 humbuckers in its neck and bridge positions respectively, the Epiphone '59 Les Paul has a premium voice that recaptures the nostalgic tones of yesteryear.

    Following the legendary PAF design and featuring unpolished Alnico II magnets, the BurstBuckers produce a full-bodied and airy tone that will highlight every dynamic nuance of your playing style — especially the BurstBucker 3 with its hotter, overwound sound.

    "The neck ’bucker on its own is beguiling, with a jazzy warmth that is at times more convincing than some 409-pickup-equipped instruments we’ve played bearing the Gibson name on the headstock." - Guitar.com

    Specifications

    Body

    • Body Shape: Les Paul
    • Body Material: Mahogany
    • Body Top: Carved Hard Maple Cap with AAA Figured Maple Veneer
    • Binding: Cream
    • Finish: Aged

    Neck

    • Neck Material: Mahogany
    • Neck Profile: '59 Rounded "C"
    • Scale Length: 24.764"
    • Fingerboard Material: Indian Laurel
    • Fingerboard Radius: 12"
    • Number of Frets: 22
    • Frets: Medium Jumbo
    • Nut Material: Graph Tech NuBone
    • Nut Width: 1.693"
    • Inlays: Trapezoid
    • Joint: Glued-In, Long Tenon

    Hardware

    • Bridge: Epiphone LockTone ABR-1
    • Tailpiece: Epiphone LockTone Stop Bar
    • Tuning Machines: Epiphone Deluxe with Vintage Tulip Keys
    • Control Knobs: Gold Top Hat with Dial Pointers
    • Pickguard: Cream
    • Hardware Finish: Nickel

    Electronics

    • Neck Pickup: Gibson BurstBucker 2
    • Bridge Pickup: Gibson BurstBucker 3
    • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS Pots, Mallory Capacitors, 50s-Era Wiring
    • Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft Toggle
    • Output Jack: 1/4" Switchcraft

    Miscellaneous

    • Strings: 10-46
    • Case: Hardshell
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    Customer Reviews

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    Jeff Watkins26th Apr 2022

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Terry Mariano19th Mar 2022

    Even with the customer tax, a great value .

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Nigl Harris17th Mar 2022

    Value 5Looks 5Sound 5

    Mr. Jeff Tucker16th Mar 2022

    Thr Epiphone 59 in Lemon Burst is the guitar i have been waiting for all my life! I am never going to be able to afford a Gibo 59 which obviously i would love but to be honest the Epi is so great I'm not so bothered anymore. The full on Gibo pups give it the sound you would expect, rich and full of smooth Les Paul'ness! Highly recommend this guitar!!

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer16th Mar 2022

    Wow, this is a terrific guitar. I've not played a genuine 1959 gibson les paul but this guitar is a worthy homage to it. The satin finish makes for a real lived-in feeling so it feels like an old friend right out of the box. Every review talks about the chunky neck so I was a bit worried as I am more used to slim taper necks - I needn't have worried as it plays so beautifully, after ten minutes I didnt notice the neck girth at all, if anything its more comfortable. I have two 1960s tributes which are great guitars but this is a step up in my opinion, the choice of the burstbucker pickups is an inspired one, they really bring the guitar to life - clear throaty tones with not a hint of mud........love them.

    Value 4Looks 5Sound 5

    Mr Alex Scott15th Mar 2022

    Superb guitar, build quality is excellent although the board needed oiling and there frets needed a polish. Love the tones and the feel.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr David McCamley15th Mar 2022

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 4Sound 5

    Mr. Neil Dixon14th Mar 2022

    John Kevill10th Mar 2022

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Ian Rutherford10th Mar 2022

    Guitar is beautiful to look at and sounds fantastic. The pickups are excellent, which sound as close as you can pretty much get to the classic ’59 PAF sound. I also can’t fault the playability as the guitar has a lovely neck and fingerboard.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

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