Gibson Custom Shop Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop ‘57 Reissue VOS Natural Back 8.75 LBS

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Gibson Custom Shop Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop '57 Reissue VOS Natural Back 8.75 LBS

As Good As Gold

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson’s legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.

The iconic ‘57 Goldtop has been the tool of choice for countless guitar heroes. Its elegant gold finish, classic solid mahogany/maple construction and versatile humbucking pickups represent everything one could possibly need in a Les Paul model. This authentic recreation exemplifies Gibson Custom Shop’s tireless quest for accuracy to the original year of production, from the woods to the construction to the parts and precise contours throughout. Each Custom Shop Reissue is every bit the instrument and statement piece as the priceless vintage examples, providing an ownership experience that is endlessly fun.

ModelGibson Custom Shop Historic 1957 Les Paul Standard VOS
BuilderGibson Custom Shop
Body TypeSolid Body
Top Wood2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
Body WoodMahogany
Finish Type Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
Finish ColorGoldtop
Back Finish Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
BindingCream Binding
Neck WoodMahogany
FingerboardIndian Rosewood
Neck CarveChunky C-Shape
Scale Length24.75''
Neck Radius12''
Frets22 - Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall
Nut Width1.69" / 42.85mm
Nut MaterialNylon
Neck Finish Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
InlaysAged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Neck PickupCustombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Bridge PickupCustombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
PickguardLaminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
HardwareChrome - VOS
BridgeNo-Wire ABR-1 with Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
TunersKluson Single Line, Single Ring
Controls2 Volumes, 2 Tones,3-Way Toggle Switch
Case Gibson Custom Shop Brown Hardshell Case
Weight8.75 Pounds