1959 Orig 2 Les Paul Gibson Pots 33rd Week 1959 Date 500K

1959 Orig 2 Les Paul Gibson Pots 33rd Week 1959 Date 500K

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Dating A ’70s Les Paul

Three pickups were initially optional according to the Blue Book of Electric Guitars, and only introduced as a standard in As for the serial numbering system, there are also Artisans with 6-digit serial numbers see table below. Any more links, serial numbers, photos, are appreciated. Please leave a comment below!

But the fourth and fifth digit are the year the pot was made. So if someone is selling you a Les Paul Deluxe but the pots date from ’74, someone’s telling​.

I am limited to using images that I can date by serial number, and the image quality, angle, and lighting vary. I have done what I can to crop and size them similarly for comparison. Also, some have worn more than others. Still, there are some obvious differences. While these appear very similar, the third one appears to be slightly thicker in its script. This could just be a guitar to guitar normal variance or even just a trick of the photographs.

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By Kobza60 , March 30, in Vintage Corner. I would say it’s deifnitely a LP. Pot codes are probably the most accurate way to date an LP from this era since so many of the serial s are duplicated and overlap. Thanks pfox, so many people are confused by he serial on this guitar amongst other things. I had one person suggest that possibly the original owner had a problem with the guitar head stock, maybe the paint finish was poor, and sent it back to Gibson to fix it and that was why the Gibson name was different then it should be on a 69′?

Determining year of norlin era Les Paul Custom. Sun, Aug My friend brought over a Les Paul for me to work on. It turns Try dating the pots.

ZZ Top was opening for the Allman Brothers. And what a guitar. Duane was looking for a Tobacco Burst. The rest of the Allmans gave Kurt a shopping list of gear they were looking for. Pots and switches were checked, but that turned up no proof either. Also important to mention is the fact that the pickups were switched from their original positions:.

Gibson Historic Les Paul Serial Number question

Though Paul Kossoff died in , aged just 25, his blues-rock playing and distinctive vibrato continue to influence guitarists across the globe. I was in a covers band in the late 70s and the North East of England was like a second home: we must have played every venue three times over. To say Paul Kossoff was an inspiration and influence on me is an understatement. Kossoff threw his Les Paul Standard into the air, breaking the neck, and walked off the stage.

Arthur returned to find Kossoff with the Goldtop around his neck. He asked to borrow it.

Prototype Gibson Les Paul Custom Recording Model (Est. $60, Butterscotch with black pickguard, neck date “ T.G.”, no body date, Guitar has replaced volume and one tone pot but originals are present.

Here’s the inside of an untouched virgin ‘ The guts of mine will be restored like so Note that the banded or ‘outside foil’ end of the cap goes to the volume pot. This has been true on other Deluxes I have examined, although common knowledge says the direction doesn’t matter they’re not polarized or directional. However, it’s elsewhere usual to connect the outside foil end to ground So does it matter or not? Would the outside foil shield or a lowered impedance to ground have any effect?

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But it is a 60 based on the serial number and the FON. Well maybe not right. The neck profile is kind of small, the knobs are bonnets and the tuners are single ring, all of which say Oh, and the label was missing.

We analyse his ’59 Gibson Les Paul Standard in unprecedented detail. control is , making the date of this pot the 34th week of

Weighs Solid mahogany body with carved flamed maple top, one-piece medium profile mahogany neck, and white-bound rosewood fretboard with 22 wide jumbo frets and inlaid pearl trapezoid position markers. Headstock with inlaid pearl “Gibson” logo and “Les Paul Model” silk-screened in gold. Individual “Gibson” Kluson Deluxe tuners with single-ring Keystone plastic buttons. Special ‘Leo’ Serial number “LI ” inked-on in black on back of headstock.

Actual ‘Gibson’ serial number “” impressed on rim of control cavity. Two P. Inside the neck pickup cavity is stamped “Made in USA”. Cream plastic pickguard. Four controls two volume, two tone plus three-way selector switch. Gold plastic bell-shaped “Bell” knobs. ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge with retainer and the back and a few tiny marks on the edges of the guitar. Housed in the original Gibson five-latch brown hardshell case with purple plush lining 9.

Approximately were made, with at least half going overseas.

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Determining year of norlin era Les Paul Custom. My friend brought over a Les Paul for me to work on. It turns out that it is very similar to mine. This one is a norlin era, it has the pancake body and the volute on the neck.

It has 37th week of 59 date codes on the pots. and comes with a set of bragging rights only surpassed by owning an original Les Paul burst.

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