Used 2014 Gibson Custom Shop Collector's Choice 16 Ed King Redeye 1959 Les Paul Reissue Electric Guitar King Burst

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Used 2014 Gibson Custom Shop Collector's Choice 16 Ed King Redeye 1959 Les Paul Reissue Electric Guitar King Burst

Actual Photos of Serial #CC16A184

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Sale Price $ 6,899.00

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For the 16th instrument released from the Collectors Choice Series guitars, Gibson got their hands on the go-to guitar for Ed King, member of Lynyrd Skynyrd and Strawberry Alarm Clock; a 1959 Les Paul nicknamed "Redeye." King's original '59 has an immediate aesthetic appeal, with a light burst that has spots of red due to uneven UV exposure over the years. This has been recreated to exacting detail on this pre-owned model. The feel and sound of the guitar are extremely special, something that has kept Ed King attached to it for all these years, and Gibson has chosen the perfectly dense Mahogany and exacting neck carves to recreate that magic.

The "Redeye" was constructed using a hide glue neck joint, historically accurate truss rod assembly, aniline dye for the back and sides, accurate binding, and a single layer Rosewood fretboard. This will get you as close as possible to owning one of the quintessential rock relics of all time. The Gibson Burst Bucker 3 and Custom Bucker humbucker pickups are wired to the traditional Les Paul controls for easy access to the classic rock tones that have inspired guitarists just like Ed King! This instrument is in overall excellent condition.

Includes: Original Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity, Hang Tags, Paperwork

  • 9 lbs.
  • King Burst Aged Dirty Lemonburst Finish
  • Hand-Selected Carved Eastern Maple Top
  • Solid Mahogany Body
  • Solid Mahogany Neck
  • Single-Piece Rosewood Fretboard
  • 24.75" Scale
  • 1 11/16" Nut Width
  • .920" Neck Profile at Nut
  • .990" Neck Profile at 12th Fret
  • 12" Radius
  • 22 Vintage-Style Frets
  • Original Style Cellulose Trapezoid Inlay
  • Gibson Burst Bucker 3 Alnico V Neck Pickup
  • Gibson Custom Bucker Alnico III Bridge Pickup
  • Individual Volume and Tone Controls
  • 3-Way Pickup Selector
  • ABR-1 Bridge
  • Stopbar Tailpiece
  • Vintage-Style Single-Band Green Key Tuners
  • Chrome Hardware

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