Gibson R9 2018 Historic Les Paul Standard 1959 Reissue Vintage Cherry Sunburst

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No sales tax for customers outside California.

One of two 2018 Gibson Historic R9s just in, and this one is in near mint condition like the other.

This one is gorgeous and it plays perfectly.  During our verification and documentation process, we check every truss rod to make sure there is room for future neck relief adjustments.  This guitar set up perfectly and there are no changes, repairs, or issues.

Frets show list a little superficial wear.

The original case houses the COA and all the original case candy.

  • Color: Vintage Cherry Sunburst
  • Weight: 9.0lbs
  • Top: Flame Maple
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: '59 profile, see picture
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: Mother of pearl trapezoids
  • Frets: Original
  • Fret count: 22
  • Nut: Original
  • Nut width: 1 11/16"
  • Scale: 24.75"
  • Radius: 10"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: 0.863"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: 0.981"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: 2/32"
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: 5/64"
  • Total length: 38 5/8"
  • Lower bout: 12 7/8"
  • Waist: 7 1/8"
  • Upper bout: 9 1/8"
  • Body depth/thickness outside edge: 1 7/8"
  • String gauge: .010-.046"
  • Hardware Color: Nickel
  • Bridge Pickup/Brand: Gibson
  • Bridge Pickup Reading: 8.01k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Neck Pickup/Brand: Gibson
  • Neck Pickup Reading: 8.04k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Pickguard: Original
  • Bridge: Original
  • Tuners: Original
  • Switch: Original
  • Pots/Codes: Original
  • Case: OHSC
  • Notes:

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