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FS 2022 Gibson Les Paul R9 Chicago Music Exchange Slow Iced Tea Fade and 2013 Gibson Custom Shop R8 Historic Makeover Lemon Burst


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Oct 2, 2022

For sale are two really, really great Les Pauls.

#1 Gibson Les Paul R9 Slow Iced Tea Fade
This is one of the 'Chicago Music Exchange' spec Les Pauls with the 'Carmelita' Neck Profile and their special voicing on the Gibson Custombuckers. I'm asking $5500 + 125 shipping. Feel free to shoot me a message at my number and I'll get back to you if you want to talk about it though! This guitar is finished in Slow Iced Tea Fade and has an absolute monster top.

Listing: https://reverb.com/item/61272046-2022-gibson-custom-shop-1959-vos-r9-cme-slow-iced-tea-fade

#2 Gibson Les Paul R8 Lemon Burst HIstoric Makeover
This is what was done to the guitar.
- Neck was carved to match Joe Bonamassa's 'Magellan' burst that you can see him play at the Red Rocks concert
- Vintage Top Carve
  - Vintage Lemon Burst nitro respray
- Patina'd
- Restamp of the serial number
- Equipped with Chicago Music Exchange spec Custombuckers from Gibson

This is not only an incredibly accurate reissue, but it also sounds great and is super resonant! It weighs in at 8 and a half pounds. The top is great because the flame really dances in the light. It looks like a completely different guitar from some angles, which is exactly why this was sent to Historic Makeover. The original bursts only got flame tops that were left over after Gibson had made their incredibly expensive, 'flame-y' Jazz boxes.

Historic Makeover is currently very, very backed up, so why wait? Just buy an incredible example of their work and get it within a week. I will ship it out within a business day as soon as payment clears.

(I have the original pictures from Historic Makeover in addition to the ones that I attached.)
Listing: https://reverb.com/item/61273514-historic-makeover-gibson-les-paul-r8-lemon-burst

Text me at (352) 2 six three - 0962. Or email me at Kbess56@gmail.com.