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Gibson Custom Shop 'CME Spec' R8/1958 Les Paul - Kindred Burst


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Feb 22, 2005
2019 CME Spec R8 in Kindred Burst.

Truly a stellar guitar here - I'm the original owner, purchased Dec 2019. Has been my #1 with a P90 in the bridge (though restored the CME spec pickup for sale) until very recently when I started playing an SG. I am covering a lot of the same ground with the SG, so looking to find a lightweight LP Special and some money in my pocket.

Has some honest play wear/minor dings - I tried to catalog everything in pictures in the attached google folder. I can take additional pictures if needed... it's a little overcast, so for instance the interior of the case here looks a little more towards purple than it seems in person, but the guitar looks pretty close to how it looks to me in hand. I threw CME's original pics in there as well and give a different view of the color... I'd say in person it's somewhere in the middle of my pics/their pics color wise. Really great burst!

$4150 + actual shipping


Google drive folder with extensive pics, catalog of any dings:

Here are the specs from CME:
Model Number: LPR58PSL14660
Serial Number: CME90137
Finish Package: VOS
Construction: All Hide-Glue Construction
Weight: 8lbs 14.8oz
Case: Lifton Hardshell Case Historic Brown

Neck Material: Mahogany
Peghead: 2019 Gibson Reissue Les Paul
Head Veneer: Holly 2019
Neck Dimensions: Carmelita Neck Profile

Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
Scale: 24-3/4
Fingerboard Binding: .04 Cream
Nut: Nylon
Inlays: 2019 Reissue Mother of Pearl
Fretwire: 2019 Reissue 59/60
Side Dots: Tortoise

Top Material: 2-Piece Maple
Top Finish: Kindred Burst Fade
Top Carve: 59 Les Paul
Top Binding: .09 Cream
Back Material: 1-Piece Light Mahogany
Back, Neck, Rims Finish: True Historic Aniline Dye
Routing: 59 Les Paul Carmelita Tilted
Body Dimension: 59 Les Paul

Hardware Material: Nickel Aged
Machine Heads: Kluson Reissue
Bridge: ABR-1 Non-Wire
Tailpiece: Light Weight w/Long Stud, Anchor
Jackplate: True Historic Reissue
End Pin: Aluminum
Truss Cover: True Historic Reissue
Pickguard: True Historic Reissue
Knobs: True Historic Gold Top Hats
Switch Tip: True Historic Amber
Switch Washer: True Historic Cream
Backplates: 2019 Reissue w/Custom Shop Medallion

Neck Pickup: Custom "S" Bucker
Bridge Pickup: Custom "S" Bucker
Pickup Covers: True Historic Nickel Covers
Mounting Rings: True Historic Cream
Electronics: 2019 CPA (Paper-in-Oil Caps, Vintage Taper Pots)

Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity