*ORIGINAL* 1978 Gibson Les Paul Standard "Tobacco Sunburst" In Excellent Condition

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*ORIGINAL* 1978 Gibson Les Paul Standard "Tobacco Sunburst" In Excellent Condition. 
This guitar is truly a must see for any collector or fan and almost unbelievable condition for an all original 1978. Don't miss this chance to own an incredible piece of guitar history! Includes the original vintage Gibson hard shell case and vintage guitar strap.

In late 1960, Gibson replaced the Les Paul body shape with the SG design. Between 1972 and 1975, if someone ordered as a Les Paul Deluxe with regular humbuckers instead of mini-humbuckers, the guitar would have the word "Standard" on the truss rod cover and would essentially be a Les Paul Standard. Gibson began producing the Les Paul Standard again as a regular catalog item in 1976.

Years of Production: 1952 - 1960, 1972 - 1975 (as Les Paul Deluxe), 1976 - present

Unique to this Era:  End of four-ply body composition. Changes back to two-piece body in 1978.

Body Style: Single cutaway solid body

Wood Composition: Two-ply Mahogany/Maple top, three-piece Maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:  Two humbucker pickups, trapezoid inlays, Kluson deluxe tuners, four control knobs, three-way pickup selector, white pickguard, bound fingerboard, stopbar tailpiece and Tune-o-matic bridge

Notable Les Paul Players: Jimmy Page, Slash, Neil Young, Alex Lifeson, Pete Townshend

Please note, we would prefer not to ship this guitar. If you wish to purchase online, please contact us and we can discuss personally delivering or meeting within a couple hours of the store.

WAS $7999.95 + HST.
Now ONLY $6999.95 + HST!
Please remember that this guitar is completely original with the original case and strap included. I have not seen any other completely original units in Canada.

Drop in to our store and have a look. There's a little bit of everything!
Or purchase through our website at www.shopnearlynew.ca for shipping or in store pickup!

Nearly New
102 Walton St.
Port Hope, ON
L1A 1N3
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