Gibson Vintage Les Paul Custom Black Beauty 1971 Ebony w/OHSC (video demo)

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Vintage Gibson Les Paul Custom Black Beauty in Ebony finish made in 1971 with Original Hard Shell Case. This guitar features a double bound solid mahogany/maple/mahogany body with a maple top, mahogany neck and bound ebony fingerboard. Equipped the original Gibson Patent Sticker humbuckers in the neck position and bridge position along with the original pots that date to 1971 and black beauty caps. Controlled by 2-volume, 2-tone knobs and a 3-way toggle switch. The 24.75″ scale length neck has mother of pearl block inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets with a slim taper neck profile. The hardware is comprised of Kluson Waffleback tuning machines, a bone nut, a ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge, and witch hat knobs with a 4-ply black/white pickguard. The stop-bar tailpiece is aftermarket made in Japan.

This vintage guitar is in overall very good condition for it’s age, it has all the expected wear,dings /dents and scratches from an instrument that was extensively played throughout its life. The neck has spots of finish finish worn away, along with rear edge of headstock. The gold hardware is faded and worn, the neck pickup was recessed down into body and has significantly less ware because of this, the body sides of light finish checking. Light shrinkage around seems and the frets are original and worn but still play. (See Pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 10-46 strings and includes original hard shell case.




  • Make: Gibson
  • Model: Les Paul Custom Black Beauty
  • Year: 1971
  • Finish: Ebony
  • Finish Type: Nitrocellulose
  • Country: USA
  • Serial #: 679965
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 10lbs 14.3oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Mahogany/Maple/Mahogany
  • Top Wood: Maple Top
  • Scale Length: 24.75″
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Finger Board: Ebony
  • Neck Radius: 12″
  • Neck Profile: Slim Taper
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Block
  • Nut Width: 1.69″
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • Pickup Config: HH
  • Neck Pickup: Gibson Patent Sticker
  • Bridge Pickup: Gibson Patent Sticker
  • Pickguard: 4-Ply Black/White
  • Pots: 2-Volume, 2-Tone
  • Pot Date Codes: 1377142
  • Caps: Paper in Oil .022-400dc
  • Switch: 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Kluson Waffleback with Keystone Heads
  • Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
  • Knobs: Witch Hat
  • String Gauge: 10-46
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case



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Vintage Les Paul Custom Black Beauty 1971 Ebony w/OHSC