Vintage! 1974 Gibson ’55 Reissue Les Paul Special Electric Guitar Tobacco Burst + Gibson Case



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Lovies Guitars is Excited to offer up this 1974 Gibson ’55 Reissue Les Paul Special Electric Guitar with a Tobacco Burst Finish! The 1974 Gibson ’55 Reissue Les Paul Special Electric Guitar in Tobacco Burst is a vintage treasure that pays homage to the iconic Les Paul Special model from the 1950s.

Design and Construction: This Les Paul Special reissue faithfully replicates the vintage design, featuring a solid mahogany body renowned for its warm and resonant tones. The classic single-cutaway body shape offers both a timeless look and comfortable playability.

Finish: Draped in a Tobacco Burst finish, this guitar radiates a timeless charm, accentuating the natural wood grain of the mahogany body. The finish adds to its vintage allure.

Neck and Fingerboard: The guitar typically boasts a mahogany neck with a comfortable “slim taper” profile, ensuring ease of play and navigation. The rosewood fingerboard provides a smooth and inviting playing surface.

Pickups and Electronics: Equipped with a pair of P-90 single-coil pickups, this guitar faithfully captures the vintage tonal character associated with the Les Paul Special. Its control layout typically includes two volume knobs and two tone knobs, enabling precise tonal shaping.

Hardware: High-quality hardware components include a Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece, contributing to tuning stability and sustaining notes. The vintage-style tuners offer reliable and accurate tuning control.

Inlays and Binding: The fingerboard often features understated dot inlays, preserving the guitar’s vintage aesthetic. Vintage-style binding, if present, adds a touch of refinement.

Craftsmanship: The 1974 Gibson ’55 Reissue Les Paul Special is a testament to Gibson’s craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail. These vintage reissue models were crafted with care to capture the essence of the original 1950s Les Paul Special.

Sound: Thanks to its P-90 pickups, the ’55 Reissue Les Paul Special delivers the quintessential vintage tones with a characteristic midrange bite. Its sound is known for its punchy and dynamic quality, making it an ideal choice for rock, blues, and a range of musical styles.

The 1974 Gibson ’55 Reissue Les Paul Special Electric Guitar in Tobacco Burst is a vintage-inspired instrument that embodies the spirit of the legendary Les Paul Special from the 1950s. Its timeless design, masterful craftsmanship, and P-90 pickups make it a coveted classic adored by musicians and collectors alike. Whether you seek vintage authenticity or the iconic Les Paul Special sound, this guitar delivers with elegance and character. Good Shape with typical wear for its age: pickguard marks, tarnish, indents and marks, finish wear and buckle wear, 8/10. ALL Original. NO Breaks, Cracks or Repairs. Includes a Gibson Hard-Shell Case and a Free Sample of Fret-Not, our favorite fretboard cleaner out there, check it out at!

WEIGHS in at: 8.05 lbs

1st Fret: .800”

12th Fret: .995”

Nut Width: 1 11/16”

Serial: 302009

SKU: 6397

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