GIBSON USA Custom Shop Les Paul R9 1959 Reissue NOS "AAA+ Dirty Lemon Burst

GIBSON USA Custom Shop Les Paul R9 1959 Reissue NOS "AAA+ Dirty Lemon Burst

Another Holy Grail R9! The 1959 Les Paul is considered by many to be the pinnacle of tone and craftsmanship. The Gibson Custom Shop has continually made improvements to their line of reissues to produce some of the best 59 replicas, not to mention a few of the finest guitars in the world. Incredible quality and attention to detail. The non weight relived body is one piece mahogany for incredible sustain. The book matched flame maple top features the authentic 50’s contour. This example has a sweet ass AAA+ Flamed Finish. The one piece mahogany neck features a bound rosewood fingerboard with correct shape trapezoid fingerboard inlays. Holly headstock veneer. Burstbucker 1 and 2 pickups deliver killer PAF tone. CTS pots and bumblebee caps. Lightweight Stopbar Tailpiece, ABR-1 Tuneomatic bridge and tulip button Kluson style tuners keep it rock solid. An amazing amount of research went into this incredible recreation. About as accurate as it gets. The nitro lacquer dirty lemon burst finish looks great also Incredible tone and feel not to mention amazing quality.


The Custom Shop turns out some incredible guitars and this R9 is no exception. Factory PLEK’d for killer playability, these Lesters have incredible feel. The 1959 profile neck is nice and beefy and the newish neck shapes are even more accurate as compared to the originals. The tone is superlative as well. The Burstbuckers sound great with nice tone and good articulation. This is a NOS finish- so everything is factory fresh and clean. This guitar is in Excellent condition with no dings or dents. No descernible playtime Close scrutiny will reveal nothing other then some polish clearcoat swirling. Comes with the Gibson hard-shell case and all the paperwork.


Time of Manufacture: 2013

Serial Number: 9 32051

Place of Manufacture: Nashville, USA

Neck Profile: 59 Neck Profile

Fret Condition:  No Fret Wear

Weight: 9lbs 3oz

Action: Professionally set-up Low action 10's

Overall Condition: " Excellent Condition"

Colour: Dirty lemon burst

Originality: 100% Original.

Dings, Scratches, other: Nothing to report. - Please refer to the pictures below.

  • Specifications

    Time of Manufacture: 2013

    Serial Number: 9 32051

    Place of Manufacture: Nashville, USA

    Neck Profile: 59 Neck Profile

    Fret Condition:  No Fret Wear

    Weight: 9lbs 3oz

    Action: Professionally set-up Low action 10's

    Overall Condition: " Excellent Condition"

    Colour: Dirty lemon burst

    Originality: 100% Original.

    Dings, Scratches, other: Nothing to report. - Please refer to the pictures below.

£4,299.99Price