Gibson 1956 Les Paul


If this instrument does not exist, it is no exaggeration to say that modern music is not born, and it is not an exaggeration to say that it is not an exaggeration to the electro guitar 'Gibson Les Paul.

Since I was born in 1952, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Duan All-Man, Mike Bloomfield, Gary Moore, Randy Rose, Slash, Koichi Matsumoto, etc., etc. The legendary musicians of the

Since its launch, it is characterized by the age by repeating specification changes and temporary release, etc., but this time we will focus on the original rare Gold Top Les Paul. Even just watching, please watch a gem overwhelmed by its presence.

1956 Gibson Les Paul

This '56 year was also used to say that the completion of the Respol equipped with P-90. Bar bridge specification '54 years is also an item that is popular with mania, but there is also a problem with octave and tuning accuracy, and the '56 years made of the playability was made to playability. Collect popularity. P-90 pickup that plays a sweet and warm sound unique to Gibson while single coil. A good tone with a sense of presence is also a big attraction.

HOLLYWOOD (Aoi), White butterfly shellfish in the head penetration.

 Bodyback is a mahogany dress body without exception. Both the neck and bodyback are also finished in dark brown.

Bodytop maple material is crushed by matte gold coating, but it is not good health, but usually 2 to 3 pieces, one of the six pieces of maple material is built from a 6-piece maple material. The gold color appears slightly and the paint at that time is coating the bronze powder into the lacquer paint, so the bronze of the paint is oxidized to produce a deep-top coloring of the deep top.

The angle of the head is 17 degrees from the release of 1952. Gibson's neck tree take is wooden in a way that tilts wood grain, which makes the intensity to make a straightening head from the easy-to-break head from the head to the back of the nut. Other neck parts are finely disconnected by the wood grain, so there is also an early advantage that the scattering of moisture is fast and the environment is familiar with the environment.
This wood transfer method is a very disadvantage and luxurious specification with less neck that can be taken from one square material, but it can be seen with the attitude of Gibson's musical instruments at that time.

Gibson Respol adopts a set neck structure and adjusts the truss rod from the head side. Trust rods are employed by Gibson from the 1920s, and also serves to maintain the strength of the neck softened to wood in addition to the tuning of neck that is original application.

Gold hat knob. A knob that is also adopted for the Respol model from 1955 to 1960.

Changed in 1955, and subsequent standard tune -o-mature bridges and stud bridge / tailpiece combinations P-90 pickup. Tun-O-Machbridge is a Ted McAcer's idea, and it has been used for Respol, but also a strong tension that allows a strong tension to adopt a stud bridge / tail piece of ted-design as it is. Patent's application is July 5, 1952 Authorization is April 3, 1956, stud bridge / tailpiece used earlier (application January 21, 1955, August 2, 1955) Bridge developed for half a year. Originally, it was filed for Hollow Body and Guitar, and the saddle of each string can be adjusted, making it possible to adjust the fine octave pitch. The material uses a brass saddle on a die-cast base.

The condenser has a Bumblebee made "Spragu". The pot is made "CTS".

Toggle switch is "Switch Craft".

The finger board is designated in the World-based trees in the Washington Convention and adopted Brazilian Rosewood for which import and export is prohibited. A heavywe-welded material compared to a general rosewood, reinforces the soft neck and also produces a firm attack of the core.

Pegs are "Kruson" manufactured by 320VP. Claruson letters are not entering the pegs. "No line". The shape of the peg button is also referred to as "1 cob" from the fact that one cob is attached to the shaft.

The set neck joint is insert joints that are inserted to be more than half the pickup. Naturally, there is no name for deep insert joints at this time, and this was a natural specification. Earn strength by extensively making the joint surface of the joint, and can directly reflect the vibration of the neck and the vibration of the body. Although it is a commonly used method, the height of the degree of completion of the Respair instrument itself is heard by the system established from this time.

Pickup is equipped with single pickup P-90 that appeared in 1940. The coil is wound on a plastic bobbin with a structure in which two Arnico magnets sandwich the pole piece. Wires adopt AWG # 42 and the number of turns is about 10,000 turns wound about 10,000 turns, characterized by a fatty and sticky sound. The cover is not a traditional dock ear type next to the screwing part, and there is a threaded part between 2 and three strings and between 4 and 5 strings, soap bar type. Dock ears and soap bars and contents are the same structure. Woodworking technology under the pickup is also polite finished, and here, the height of Gibson's woodworking technology can be heard.

Solid guitar serial from 1952 to 1960 is the first one digit, with the last digit of the year, followed by 4 to 5 digits. Since this individual is "612851", it can be judged as a Respol manufactured in 1956 12,851. Shipment will solve 10,000 and understand the strongness of Sales of Respoles.