Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Standard Historic 1958 VOS, Iced Tea

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

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  • Includes Fitted Brown Gibson Custom Shop Hard Case
  • Faithful Recreation of First "Burst" Les Paul
  • Custom Bucker Pickups
  • Lightweight One Piece
  • Large 58 Neck Profile

Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul Standard Historic 1958 VOS, Iced Tea

The Gibson Custom Les Paul Standard Historic 1958 is a faithful recreation of the Les Paul that made this classic guitar into the icon it is today. 1958 was the year that the Les Paul first received an elegant stained burst finally showing what was going on under the finish. This classic guitar also features a non-weighted Mahogany body, Maple top, Mahogany neck with a chunky 58 profile, a distinct VOS finish and Custom Bucker pickups that are exclusive to Gibson Custom Shop. It also benefits from Gibson's 20th Anniversary specifications including Kluson Deluxe machine heads, hot-hide glue neck fit and a Historic Truss Rod assembly with no tubing. All of this makes this a guitar that will be much loved by Les Paul enthusiasts.

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Birth of the Burst

Throughout the 50s the Les Paul had already enjoyed several modifications including the introduction of the Tune-o-matic bridge in 1956 and humbucking pickups in 1957. However, sales were letting off and Gibson president, Ted McCarty, blamed the model's flashy Goldtop finish. So, in 1958 a more elegant Cherry Sunburst finish was released on a bookmatched two piece Carved Maple top and it proved hugely popular. This gave each guitar its own unique look with a finish that varied in greatly varying degrees. The VOS (Vintage Original Spec) finish on this guitar is an example of the individual faded appearance of those vintage burst models.

Classic Les Paul Features

The Gibson Custom Les Paul Historic standard has a body of solid, non-weight relieved Mahogany, which blends depth and richness with the snap and clarity of the Maple top. The quarter-sawn Mahogany neck still has a chunky, rounded 50s profile, which, in combination with the traditional long-tenon neck joint, enhances sustain and resonance as well as feeling great in the hand. In addition to these classic ingredients, the 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue also benefits from Gibson Custom's 20th Anniversary specifications. These include a one-piece Rosewood fingerboard, Kluson Deluxe machine heads, hot-hide glue neck fit, a Historic Truss Rod assembly with no tubing, accurate body and fingerboard binding color, new Custom Buckers created in the image of the original PAFs, and period-correct Aniline dye beneath its nitrocellulose lacquer finish.

Custom Bucker Pickups

You get a set of Custom Bucker pickups with this guitar that are exclusive to the Gibson Custom Shop. Crafted with alnico III magnets and wired to have an uneven amount of turns in the wire you get a unique feel and character that only your guitar will have. These pickups clean up beautifully at the guitar's volume controls, while Bumble Bee tone caps assist in that warm, singing "woman tone" when you roll back the tone controls. Designed after the late 50s PAF pickups that are so highly sought after, you can't get much closer to these than these custom buckers.

Complete Custom Package

Like all Gibson Custom shop models there is a certain level of quality that you will only find with these few selected guitars. Each model has a perfect fret job thanks to the PLEK machine which perfectly levels the frets so you can play it straight out of the box and comes with a Custom Shop Certificate of Authenticity and a classic Gibson brown and pink hard case.


  • Neck Design: Long-tenon neck joint
  • Tailpiece: Lightweight aluminum stopbar
  • Finish: Hand-sprayed nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Neck Construction: Hot hide glue neck construction
  • Pickups: Custom Bucker pickups
  • Fingerboard: Solid one-piece rosewood
  • Body: Lightweight one-piece mahogany body with maple top
  • Neck: Mahogany body with '58 profile


Body & Bridge

  • Top: Figured Maple, 2 Piece
  • Binding: Single Bound 50s Cream
  • Back: Mahogany 1 Piece
  • Weight Relief: None
  • Finish: Ice Tea VOS
  • Bridge: ABR with Thumbwheels

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany, 1 Piece
  • Fingerboard: Solid Indian Rosewood
  • Radius: 30.38 cm / 12"
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
  • Binding: Single Bound, 50s Cream
  • Nut: Nylon
  • Inlays: Cellulose Trapezoid

Pickups & Hardware

  • Pickups: Custom Buckers
  • Machine Heads: Reissue Kluson Deluxe Green Keys, Single Band
  • Tailpiece: Reissue Lightweight Aluminium
  • Hardware: Nickel Plated
  • Pickguard: 1950s Style Cream
  • Truss Rod Cover: 1950s Style LP Standard
  • Knobs: Gold Top Hats
  • Case: Included Reissue brown and pink Les Paul hardcase