2021 Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s Gold Top (with OHC)

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The Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s Gold top is a striking homage to the timeless designs of the 1950s, offering a classic aesthetic and authentic sound that resonates across generations. This guitar features a single-cutaway body crafted from a solid mahogany base with a maple top finished in a dazzling gold top finish, delivering both visual appeal and a rich, resonant tone.

Key specifications of the Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s Gold top include:

  • Body: Single-cutaway design with a solid mahogany body and a maple top for a robust and well-balanced tonal character.
  • Neck: Set mahogany neck with a rounded '50s-style profile, providing a vintage feel and comfortable playability.
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays, housing 22 medium-jumbo frets for smooth playability and classic aesthetics.
  • Pickups: Loaded with calibrated Burstbucker 1 (neck) and Burstbucker 2 (bridge) pickups featuring Alnico 2 magnets. Wired with audio taper potentiometers and Orange Drop® capacitors, these pickups deliver a nuanced, vintage-inspired tone.
  • Controls: Two volume and two tone controls, along with a 3-way toggle switch, allowing for versatile tonal shaping.
  • Hardware: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge, aluminum Stop Bar tailpiece, and Vintage Deluxe tuners with Keystone buttons ensure precise intonation, sustain, and reliable tuning stability.
  • Finish: Aged gold top finish, showcasing the guitar's classic and timeless appeal while highlighting the beauty of the maple top.

The Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s is not only a visually stunning instrument but also a high-quality guitar that captures the essence of vintage Les Paul models. With its impeccable craftsmanship and authentic features, it stands as a desirable choice for musicians seeking both timeless tones and iconic aesthetics.


This guitar is in good used condition. It has only a few signs of wear or use, none of which impact the health or usability of the guitar.

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This item is available from our store in Exeter, or by post (at an additional cost of £30.00 due to weight, cost of packing materials, and levels of required insurance). If postage is selected, it will be packed very carefully and sent via Parcelforce48 within 3 working days of purchase. If you have any questions, please contact us before purchasing either by email or phone.


Here at Life Guitars, we pride ourselves on breathing new life into pre-loved guitars, amps, and pedals. Regardless of ability and musical preferences, we have just the thing for you! We stock everything from entry-level and beginner equipment to professional-grade gear and rare/vintage/collectible pieces.

We are also now stocking a select variety of brand-new stock, this is a new venture for us, primarily so we can ensure that we are catering to all musical instrument preferences.


We will not accept any returns if modifications or adjustments have been made to our items. Our equipment has been professionally appraised and worked on and any further work beyond ours invalidates any possibility of return. If you wish for any work to be done due to a suspected issue with an item you have purchased from us, it will need to be done by an accredited VAT-registered workshop or guitar store, with our prior consent.