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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (Lefty)


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Merillon Guitars Item #MG01056

Make: Gibson

Model: Les Paul Deluxe (Lefty)

Style: 6 String Electric Solid-body

Year: 1975

Scale: 24 3/4

Frets: 22

Condition: Excellent

Case: HSC (New)

Description: Larry Meiners labor of love and gift to the vintage guitar community in book form “Gibson Shipment Totals 1937-1979” (Blue Book publications Inc.) tells us that in 1975 The Kalamazoo factory built exactly one left-handed Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe. We submit that this is that very instrument. Her pot-codes date from late in 1974 and she has all of the details associated with the period. She has a Volute, wider peg-head, three piece neck laminate, and a four layer ‘pancake’ body. She has a pair of ‘NY’ Mini-Humbuckers as most of this line did between the name change from “Standard” to “Deluxe” in 1969 and the re-introduction of the Standard (with Humbuckers) in 1976. She is all original except for her (incorrect color, should be cream) pick-guard and her (correct) truss rod cover which is a modern Gibson replacement (The lefty ones are always ‘up-side down’). She is very clean, with one small ding by the neck pick-up, a touch of belt-ware on the back and some minor pitting on the tail piece (see pics). She is an excellent player with great tone despite the criticisms heaped upon Gibson instruments of the mid 70’s. Pete Townsend seemed to dig ‘em. She will ship in a new HSC.

Price: $3750.00

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