1968 GibsonLes Paul Standard – Goldtop
Here we have an original 1968 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop, with a rare crown inlay on the headstock! After many years of not offering the model, Gibson reintroduced the Goldtop in 1968 using popular specs from their 1956 model. Notably, it had a solid mahogany body with a maple top, a tune-o-matic bridge, and two P-90 pickups. As mentioned previously, this guitar has a crown inlay rather than a Les Paul silkscreen on the headstock. Only the first 20 or so Goldtops made for this reissue received a crown inlay. Due to this feature, this guitar and the others from that initial batch are quite rare! This guitar is a fantastic player’s piece, with a comfortable neck, easy playing action, and frets in good shape. There are some wear marks across the guitar, as it was clearly well favored.
Overall Condition: 8, overall playwear, large ding in the side of the headstock
- Finish Details: Goldtop, Original, Very Good Condition, some wear dings and scratches throughout
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Fretboard Material: Rosewood
- Neck Profile: Full Medium C
- Weight: 9 lbs 2 oz
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Pickup Readings: N: 8.41K B: 8.38K
- Electronics: Original, Untouched
- Hardware: Original, Good Condition, patina and some wear
- Nut Width: 1-11/16
- Includes: Original Black Hardshell Case with gold lining
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