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Gibson Custom Collector’s Choice #5 Tom Wittrock 1959 Les Paul “Donna” #9-1923 Electric Guitar

$10,499.00

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This particular example of the Collector’s Choice #5 Tom Wittrock 1959 Les Paul Donna , serial number CC5A082, is exceptionally light for a ’59 reissue–weighing in at just a little over 8 pounds. Not only that, but this beauty also has a striking flame figure that looks incredible beneath a ‘Burst finish.Gibson Custom’s Collector’s Choice Series offers players and collectors alike an exacting replication of a specific, existing vintage Les Paul. To accurately recreate these historic and prized Les Pauls, Gibson Custom meticulously examines of every aspect of the original guitar from precise measurements and specifications to vintage-accurate pickups and hardware all combined with the unsurpassed craftsmanship you’ve come to expect from the master luthiers at Gibson Custom. Each of these Collector’s Choice guitars embody the tone, feel, looks and character of a particular instrument down to every scratch and ding. Thanks to Gibson Custom’s vintage-accurate 2015 True Historic Specifications, this Collector’s Choice brings you closer than ever before to owning a true vintage Les Paul.This beautiful ‘Burst is made in the image of Tom Wittrock’s gorgeous ’59 Les Paul named Donna , serial number 9-1923. The mahogany back has been selected for lightweight while the double-carved figured maple top sports an authentic ’59 dish carve along with accurate top binding and a thin Sunburst nitro lacquer finish that’s been aged by hand to reflect the look of the original instrument. Just like the old days, the top is fitted to the body with period-correct hide glue adhesive for that legendary Les Paul tone and resonance. The mahogany neck is also double-carved and hand sanded to ensure that authentic chunky ’59 feel and classic Gibson playability. The 12 -radius rosewood ‘board features rolled cream binding for a smooth fretting hand feel while aged nitrocellulose Trapezoid inlays cater to the unmistakable Gibson vi

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