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Vintage 1956 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top Dark Back

NCK Guitars

New member
Oct 24, 2016
*Please note that the tuners had been replaced and were subsequently restored with the original Kluson no line tuners.The tuner holes have NOT been reamed.
Tone capacitor on the bridge circuit has been replaced with a Mylar Bumblebee capacitor.
The bridge saddle on the high E string has been replaced as well.
Original frets with plenty of height remaining.

We apologize for the lack of photos on the thread, please refer to our reverb listing for momentary references.



Reference Number: V0002S/N: 613355
Year: 1956
Body: Bound Mahogany body with Maple cap
Tuners: No line Kluson deluxe tuners
Neck: One piece Mahogany neck
Fretboard: Rosewood fingerboard with pearloid inlays
Fretboard Radius: 10"Neck
Width: 0.912" at 1st fret, 0.967" at the 12th fret
Frets: 22
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Nut Width: 1.612"
Nut material: Bone
Bridge: ABR-1 nickel plated no wire bridge with stopbar tailpiece
Pickups and switching: 2 Original P90 pickups, two volume pots, two tone pots, and a 3-way pickups selector switch. Potentiometer date codes are 134622 (x2), 134626(x2)
Weight: 3.9 kg
Case:Original four latch Lifton Case
This 1956 Goldtop was acquired by the current owner from the Burst Brothers who in turn purchased it from the Akira Tsumura Collection
Shipping Policy
We primarily ship via HK Speedpost. We have used their services to ship guitars to many countries around the world. They are fast, secure, and affordable. We also offer DHL, but at a much higher premium. Please ask for details. We will only ship to a PayPal registered address.
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International buyers please note:
1. Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility.
2. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to ordering.
3. Customs fees are normally charged by the shipping company or collected when you collect your item. These fees are not additional shipping charges.
4. We won't under value merchandise or mark the item as a gift on customs forms. Doing that is against U.S. and International laws.
5. Please be aware that delivery could be delayed depending on customs inspection, in case of natural disasters, and other reasons such as postal strikes.
6. If you are in need of a return, it is the buyer's responsibility to post it back to our company address we provide. We do not offer Pre-Paid shipping labels.
7. The buyer must check the product within 12 hrs of its delivery. If there is any problem with the item, the buyer must inform us within 12 hours after delivery.
*This guitar has previous owners whom have played or just simply had the guitar for collection purposes. Wear and tear of varying degrees are to be expected on this guitar. Extra photos will be provided upon request

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