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Epiphone 1959 Les Paul Standard in Aged Dark Cherry 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 limited edition model also boasts Gibson USA BurstBucker pickups, CTS pots, new Epiphone Deluxe tuners and a Graph Tech nut.

    With a surprising price tag to boot, the Epiphone 1959 Les Paul Standard gives you the chance to own a mesmerising instrument based on one of the industry's most coveted electric guitars!

    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 limited edition 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

    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.

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    Specifications

    Body

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

    Neck

    • Material: Mahogany
    • 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

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

    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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    Mr Steve Pitt4th Jan 2022

    Value 5Looks 5Sound 4

    Mr Simon Aspinall Simon Aspinall18th Aug 2021

    Fat....a wall of sound! If you wanted that full power, then this is it! It really is an epiphone in name only

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer12th Aug 2021

    Really nice guitar. Plays really nicely, especially with the satin finish making the neck feel particularly pleasant. I like the fairly thick neck too. Sounds terrific through a Fender Bassbreaker.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Benjamin Reeve1st Aug 2021

    Lovely sustain and great build quality for a cheaprr than Gibson Les Paul.

    Value 4Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Derek Ransley29th Jul 2021

    Value 5Looks 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer19th Jul 2021

    I bought the Epiphone within a few days of buying A Gibson Slash guitar.All hardware in the Epiphone inc pick-ups is American made.At the moment I'm doing all my recording using the Epiphone ,not the Gibson.The Burstbucker pick-ups in the Epiphone sound amazing, a lot more versatile than the Slashbuckers

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Venkat Edulakanti21st Jun 2021

    Value 4Looks 4Sound 4

    Mr Matthew Parker14th May 2021

    The sound of the guitar is sublime and versatile. It's great to play, and feels very high quality.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Ian Henry28th Apr 2021

    Value 5Looks 4Sound 5

    Mr BORDE Alexandre6th Mar 2021

    Nice guitar but several unacceptable finishes problem

    Value 5Looks 4Durability 4Sound 4

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