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American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1955, Model Les Paul Custom

Auction:
2648B
Lot:
17
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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2648B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 28, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

American Electric Guitar, Gibson Incorporated, Kalamazoo, 1955, Model Les Paul Custom, stamped 5 9026 at the back of the peghead, length of body 17 3/8 in., with original and replacement cases.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

ABR bridge relaced (includes original which is warped), neck binding and frets factory replaced at Nashville plant, 1/2 inch section of binding replaced on headstock, two hairline cracks between volume and tone pots.Original waffle-back Kluson tuners.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Les Paul, Gibson Incorporated, ABR bridge, Nashville plant, Binding, Celtic music, Gibson Les Paul, Guitars, Headstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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