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BillyBling

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Does anyone remember the limited run of Oak Les Paul Customs the Custom Shop produced back in 2003?
 

El Gringo

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275 year old Tulip Poplar tree , and the hickory wood from a Poplar tree . 1998 Tornado took trees out. President Andrew Jackson name is inlaid on the headstock and his nickname "Old Hickory " is inlaid on the Hickory fingerboard .The inlay of the Hermitage Mansion is inlaid on the pickguard. Inlays are made of mother of pearl . There is an inlay of mother of pearl going across the body of the instrument noting important dates in President Andrew Jackson's life .
 
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https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1203028 also found - https://reverb.com/item/610067-gibson-custom-shop-1959-les-paul-oak-top-korina-back Looks like these were made in 1998 ,funny I thought these were from 10 year later or so ? I seem to remember a flood or storm took the tree out and thus the run was born ?
Thanks for the links. I was originally talking about the Oak/Korina model.

The Old Hickory…I forgot about that one. There’s a few different versions I believe.
 
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