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American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1954, Style Les Paul

Auction:
2617B
Lot:
32
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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2617B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 14, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1954, Style Les Paul, stamped 40601 at the back of the peghead, converted to 1959 specifications by Mirabella Guitars, length of body 17 1/4 in, with original case.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Newer pickups-burst buckers
Plastic control cavity covers are newer replacements
Pots, caps, wires are circa 1959, jack plate knobs and switch are correct period. Pickup rings appear to be circa 1959, but cannot be guaranteed. Bridge is correct ABR late 50's, fretboard binding may be original.

Keywords

Gibson Incorporated, Acoustic guitars, Celtic music, Electric guitar, Gibson Guitar Corporation, Gibson Les Paul, Guitars, Headstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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