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    1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard Sunburst Solid Body Electric Guitar, Serial # 9 1966.
    An original 1959 Gibson Les Paul Burst. The top on this guitar is amazing and really pops in the sunlight. This guitar had Grover tuners; holes filled and re-drilled. The face of the peghead may have been redone but circles from Grover washers are still visible, however there is little to no checking in that area. The entire guitar has some degree of overspray in our opinion, though primarily on the back. The clear coat/overspray could possibly be slightly tinted. The jack plate looks correct but there are additional filled holes from a larger jack at some point. There is a top crack stemming from the neck pickup tone control. Does not appear to have been repaired, nor does it seem necessary. Pots and caps are correct. The neck pickup is zebra and reads 9.1 ohms and the bridge pickup is double black and reads 15.0 ohms. It appears to have had a professional quality refret. The back and the neck have been oversprayed, as previously mentioned along with minor touch up on the headstock. The touch-up & overspray were done at Paul Hamer and Jol Dantzig's guitar shop, Northern Prairie Music in the late 70's according to the owner and Jol Dantzig. The owner bought this guitar circa 1973. The pickup covers were removed and played that way for a long time. Bobbins show wear from play. Two tuner buttons are replaced. Normal wear from play and checking is present. Finish wear to the back at the bass side middle bout edge, as well as bumps along the bottom edge. There is also a scrape on the back of the neck at the 3rd to 4th fret. It does not a appear to be a crack or a break. This guitar is two serial numbers away from Duane Allman's Burst! Great action and amazing sound! 9.4 lbs. Original hard case included. Condition: Very Good. LOA from Jol Dantzig.


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    17th Sunday 12:50 pm CT
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    17th Sunday
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