Gibson Les Paul Custom Limited Edition ’54 Reissue Black Beauty Ebony 1972 w/OHSC

$ 15,999.99

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Gibson Les Paul Custom Limited Edition 1954 Black Beauty Reissue in Ebony finish made in 1972 with Original Hard Shell Case. This guitar features a double bound solid mahogany body with a mahogany top, 1-piece mahogany neck and bound ebony fingerboard. Equipped with its original Gibson Alnico V Staple pickups in the neck position and a Gibson P-90 in the bridge position. Controlled by 2-volume, 2-tone knobs and a 3-way toggle switch, comprised of its original pots and Sprague caps dating to 1972. The 24.75″ scale length neck has mother of pearl block inlays and 22 vintage frets with a 50’s rounded neck profile. The hardware is comprised of matching gold Gibson waffleback tuning machines, a bone nut, a Gibson patent stamp ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and black speed knobs with a 4-ply black/white pickguard.

Arguably one of the most sought after model of the 70s, these limited edition 1954 black beauty reissues were some of the first produced with the highest end appointments of the time including the Seth lover designed “Alnico V” “Staple” pickup and one of the earliest models to recieve the new at the time ABR-1 bridge. Only 1,150 of these models ever came out of the Kalamazoo factory.

This vintage guitar is in overall excellent condition with lighter signs of play. it has some light surface marks, a few light surface scratches and a few light dimples (see pics)
Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 10-46 strings and includes original hard shell case.


  • Make: Gibson
  • Model: Les Paul Custom Limited Edition 1954 Black Beauty Reissue
  • Year: 1972
  • Finish: Ebony
  • Finish Type: Nitrocellulose
  • Country: USA
  • Serial #: LE779467
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 9lbs 14.3oz
  • Body Shape: LP (Single Cut)
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Top Wood: Mahogany
  • Body Binding: Double Bound, Multi-Ply Cream
  • Scale Length: 24.75″
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Neck Wood: 1-Piece Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Matching
  • Finger Board: Ebony
  • Neck Binding: Cream
  • Neck Radius: 12″
  • Neck Profile: 50’s rounded
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Block
  • Nut Width: 1.70”
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 22 Vintage
  • Pickup Config: SS
  • Neck Pickup: Gibson Alnico V Staple
  • Bridge Pickup: Gibson P-90
  • Pickguard: 4-Ply Black/White
  • Pots: 2-Volume, 2-Tone with Sprague Capacitors
  • Pot Date Codes: 1377251 (51st week of 1972)
  • Switch: 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Gibson Waffleback with Keystone Heads
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
  • Knobs: Black Speed
  • Other Features: Only 1,150 Ever made
  • String Gauge: 10-46
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


  • Overall Condition: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Back: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Front: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Binding: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Fretboard: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Fret Life: ✯✯✯☆ ·
  • Neck: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Neck Binding: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Headstock Front: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Headstock Back: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Pickups: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Bridge: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Tailpiece: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Knobs: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Hardware: ✯✯✯✯✯

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Les Paul Custom Limited Edition '54 Reissue