Gibson Custom Shop Collector Choice #36 Charles Daughtry Goldfinger 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Aged

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2018 Gibson Custom Shop Collector Choice #36 Charles Daughtry Goldfinger 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Aged

A Beloved Original Goldtop Replicated

Standard Historic Specifications, Hand Aging

Known as - “Goldfinger” among collectors, Charles Daughtry’s original 1957 Goldtop #7 3308 is as recognized for its tone as it is easily identifiable by its trademark finger wear around its cutaway. Collector’s Choicee #36 is the first Standard Historic Spec in the series for 2016 and is handcrafted based on digital analysis of the original as well as collaboration with its owner. To pick up one of the Limited Run guitars and play it is to experience the tone, look and feel of #7 3308 just as Charles has since adding it to his collection. You’ll find CC#36 to be one of the most gorgeous sounding, excellent feeling and character-rich Les Pauls we’ve ever crafted.

  • Historic Long Neck Tenon: The must-have Historic Spec for authentic tone and sustain
  • Lightweight Aluminum Tailpiece: Lighter weight, vintage sustain
  • Hand-Aged Nitro-Cellulose Finish: All the character of Goldfinger rekindled
  • Hot Hide Glue Neck Joint: Constructed as it was in 1957
  • Custom Bucker Pickups: Custom wound to dial in the original’s unique, bluesy tone
  • One-piece Rosewood Fingerboard: Highest quality, authentic LP feel
  • One Piece Genuine Mahogany Body: Hand-selected for lightweight
  • One Piece Genuine Mahogany Neck: Vintage-inspired craft
ModelCC36 Aged 1957 Les Paul Goldtop
BuilderGibson Custom Shop
Body TypeSolid Body
Top WoodMaple
Body WoodMahogany
Finish TypeHand Scraped Nitro Cellulose
Finish ColorGoldtop
Back FinishHand Scraped Nitro Cellulose - Natural
BindingCream Binding on Top and Fingerboard
Neck WoodMahogany
FingerboardIndian Rosewood
Neck Carve1950's Style Les Paul
Scale Length24.75''
Neck Dimensions.890'' - .960''
Neck Radius12''
Nut Width1.687''
Nut MaterialNylon
Neck FinishHand Scraped Nitro Cellulose - Natural
InlaysNitrocellulose Trapezoid
Neck PickupCustom Bucker (5200-5590)
Bridge PickupCustom Bucker (5200-5590)
Pickguard1950's Style Cream
BridgeABR With Thumbwheels
TunersReissue Kluson Deluxe Green Keys, Single Band
Controls2 Volumes, 2 Tones,3-Way Toggle Switch
Case Gibson Custom Shop Brown Aged Hardshell Case
Weight8.9 Pounds