1956 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop "Darkback"
1956 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop "Darkback" - incl. orig. brown Lifton case
1956 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop in excellent condition and all original except for a professional refret. Rare "dark back" version, where the backside has been painted in a darker see-thru brown mahogany finish, dark-back models always bear a yellow inked serial number. The guitar has some minor playwear and some weatherchecking, typical for older Goldtops. The neck has a nice medium size c-shape neck and with a weight of only 3,82 Kg, this guitar is very comfortable to play. Both P-90 single-coil pickups are original and have strong, well-balanced outputs of N=8,21K and B=8,53K and sound just perfect in that guitar. Nice and warm clean sounds and real dirty and nasty when when played crunchy or distorted. The Kluson tuners have never been changed, work fine and stay in tune perectly fine. Comes in orig. brown Gibson (Lifton) hardshell case with pink lining.
- 1-piece single-cutaway mahogany body,
- Solid maple top,
- 1- piece mahogany neck,
- Bound rosewood fretboard with 22x frets,
- 2x Gibson P-90 "Soap bar" PickUps,
- Tune-o-matic ABR-1 Bridge with 6 brass saddles,
- Aluminum lightweight tailpiece,
- Nickel hardware,
- 6x Kluson tuners,
- Gibson brown case with pink plush lining.