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    Formerly Known As The Grainger-Burst

    1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst Solid Body Electric Guitar, Serial #9 0696.
    One of the more famous Burst named after its previous owner. This is the Grainger Burst, named after/for Rod Stewarts guitarist Gary Grainger. A Gibson Les Paul Standard from 1959. The electronics are untampered with and original. This guitar has been refretted with medium jumbo frets. The original Klusson tuners are installed and have been re-buttoned. There is evidence of former Grover tuners but the shaft holes have been doweled and redrilled. There are no extra holes in the headstock. There is evidence of overspray but the finish is original. The unmolested PAF pickups are double black.
    This is an iconic Les Paul in very nice shape and one of the bigger flame tops. 9.10lbs. Original hard case included. Condition: Very Good.


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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    July
    31st Saturday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    July
    31st Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    3 Days 19h 49m 27s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 38001-38078) - 2:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, July 31, 2021.
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    Dallas, TX 75261



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