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American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1957, Model Les Paul

Auction:
2520B
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$94,800$80,000

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2520B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2010 12:00PM

Description:

American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1957, Model Les Paul, serial number 7 3934, the maple top, length of back 17 3/8 in., with original case.
Condition report online or by request.
Estimate $60,000-80,000

Certified 100% original by Fallon Guitars, Shirley, Mass.,

Goldtop, non-center seam maple top
weight 8.98 lbs.
Pickup readings (taken at output jack):
N=7.20k
B=7.30k
Pt code: 134701 (1st week of 1957/CentraLab)
Very clean, no greening of gold paint.
Pickup covers and surrounds are pre-PAF sticker, with edges that were not rounded. Covers are brushed stainless steel to imitate nickel.
Sound quality is excellent.

Keywords

Gibson Incorporated, Les Paul, Massachusetts, Shirley, Fallon Guitars, gold paint, stainless steel, Gibson Les Paul, Guitar, Guitars, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Maple

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