Best of Phil X: 1960 Les Paul Burst & Howard Leese
Color: Cherry Burst faded-out to Lemon, Rating: 8.75, Sold (ID# 1013)
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1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard "Leesa"

This ex celebrity owned fifty-five year old Les Paul Standard 'Burst' weighs just 9.30 lbs. and has nice, fat nut width of 1 11/16 inches and a standard Gibson scale length of 24 3/4 inches. Solid mahogany body with a 'lighty-flamed' solid carved maple top. One-piece mahogany neck with a typical thin early '60 profile. Brazilian rosewood fretboard with 22 medium jumbo frets. Inlaid pearl trapezoid (crown) position markers. Serial number ("0 19XX") inked-on in black on the back of the headstock. The top of the guitar has a single cream binding and the fretboard has single white binding. Headstock with inlaid pearl "Gibson" logo and with "Les Paul Model" silk-screened in gold. Two-layer (black on white) plastic truss-rod cover. Individual single-line Kluson Deluxe tuners with single-ring tulip-shaped Keystone plastic buttons (stamped on the inside "D-169400 PATENT NO."). Two PAF humbucker pickups (double-black) with outputs of 7.60k and 9.14k. The cream neck pickup mounting ring is stamped on the inside "MR491" and "M-69 7" and the cream bridge pickup mounting ring is stamped on the inside "MR490" and "M-69 8." Single-layer cream plastic pickguard. Four controls (two volume, two tone) on lower treble bout plus three-way pickup selector switch on upper bass bout. Gold plastic bell-shaped "Bell" knobs. The potentiometers are stamped "134 936" (Centralab September 1959). Two original Sprague "Black Beauty" capacitors. ABR-1 non-retainer Tune-O-Matic bridge with metal saddles and separate stud tailpiece. Housed in the original Gibson four-latch brown hardshell case with pink plush lining (8.50).Ex Howard Leese of Heart and Bad Company.


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