Gibson Custom Built Les Paul Goldtop,  Serial No. 4 3307
Lot 53
A 2003 Gibson Les Paul R4 Single Pickup Model, Serial No. 4 3307,
Sold for US$ 20,740 inc. premium
Lot Details
A 2003 Gibson Les Paul R4 Single Pickup Model,
Serial No. 4 3307,
in gold finish, mahogany body with single cutaway, maple top, mahogany neck, twenty-two fret bound rosewood fingerboard with crown inlays, headstock facing with Les Paul MODEL, single humbucking pickup, two Speed Knob style rotary controls, combination metal bridge/stud tailpiece; and black Gibson hardshell contour case with claret plush lining and handwritten label; with Gibson Certificate of Authenticity

Footnotes

  • This guitar, although part of Gibson's Historic Collection, is very unusual as a single pickup curved maple top Les Paul. No such model existed among the original Les Paul guitars in the 1950s. This guitar was one of a limited run that Dave's Guitar Shop in Wisconsin co-designed with Gibson. Clapton purchased this guitar himself from their stand at the first Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas, August 2004.
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