Gibson Custom Rick Nielsen Aged and Signed 1959 Les Paul Standard #9-0655 Electric Guitar

(Nielsen Burst)  Sku #J36122000001000

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A precise replica of Rick’s favorite stage and studio guitar.

Gibson Custom is proud to announce the Limited release of the Rick Nielsen 1959 Les Paul Standard, a precise replica of Rick’s favorite stage and studio guitar since he acquired it over a quarter of a century ago.

Offered to True Historic Specifications and with the first 50 hand-signed by Rick Nielsen, the Rick Nielsen 1959 Les Paul Standard is available on a limited basis, with qualifying materials ultimately determining the size of the run. Includes hardshell case.

  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body 
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Double carved 2-piece flame maple
  • Body wood: 1-piece Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: 1959 Les Paul
  • Neck wood: Maple 1-piece
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood hand rolled binding
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: CustomBucker
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: CustomBucker
  • Brand: Gibson Custom
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No 
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Kluson deluxe
  • Color: Nickel
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Guitar is hand signed by Rick Nielsen, True Historic Specifications
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: Nielsen Checkerboard Strap and Case Handle, Provenance Letter Written by Rick Nielsen, Metal Engraved COA in Leather Binder, Stage Played Rick Nielsen Picks
  • Country of origin: United States

Only 50 of these signed models available. Order today.

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