2016 Gibson Mark Knopfler 58 Les Paul Reissue VOS
2016 Gibson Mark Knopfler 58 Les Paul Reissue VOS is a Limited Run Historic by the Gibson Custom Shop!
The 2016 Gibson Mark Knopfler 58 Les Paul Reissue VOS is a precise replica of legendary guitarist, Mark Knopfler’s original ’58 model. This hand-crafted beauty delivers the tone, looks, feel and features authentic vintage Gibson tone and historic appointments plus historically accurate aniline dye, hide glue construction and hand sprayed Nitro-Cellulose finish that ages & breaths like the originals. The most important details that made the original a legend are artfully revived for a convincing vintage playing experience.
One Piece, lightweight Genuine Mahogany Body and carved maple top combination are key to the legendary Les Paul tone. One Piece, high-quality Mahogany neck that is Double-Carved to the exact Knopfler Profile with a one piece Indian Rosewood fingerboard & Hand-Rolled Binding. The inlays are Cellulose Trapezoids. The historic Long Tenon & hide glue neck construction is vintage-correct, designed for optimum sound transfer for extraordinary Les Paul tone and feel.
Gibson Custom knocked it out of the park with this replica, even going as far as replicating the same plastics that were originally used in the 1950’s. Knopfler’s 58 was meticulously studied for it’s aesthetics as well as all of the unique traits and characteristics.
When plugged in, the 2016 Gibson Mark Knopfler 58 Les Paul Reissue VOS comes alive with tone & sounds as incredible as it looks & feels, thanks to a pair of Custom Bucker Pickups that are without a doubt the best reproduction PAFs yet. The Custom Buckers are designed to closely match the original PAFs for authentic tone.
The Custom Buckers are very full and punchy sounding with amazing articulation & detail. They clean up beautifully when rolling off the volume and have amazing response to picking dynamics. Each is made with an Alnico 3 magnet and wound with accurate plain-enamel 42 AWG plain-enamel wire and definitely capture the mojo of the original 1958 Les Paul!
Precise Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul specs, figured maple top in a gorgeous custom Knopfler Burst, Nitro-Cellulose finish with warm color transition & cool patina. She is super resonant with tremendous note bloom & tone, weighs in at 8.5 pounds, you have the ultimate Les Paul!
The 2016 Gibson Mark Knopfler 58 Les Paul Reissue VOS was meticulously hand crafted at the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville, TN. It has like all Gibson custom Shop instruments produced today, been PLEK’d which insures the very best possible regarding playability!
Includes a Custom Shop case, Certificate of Authenticity, inspection slip & all hangtags.
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