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Three piece tops on Les Pauls

Mats A

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Did Gibson start doing three piece tops on Les Paul’s in the late 1960’s?
 

BSeneca

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Nov 17, 2011
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Are asking solely on Norlin (68 or 69)? Because, and I am no expert, but 50’s Goldtops had three piece tops. No need for book matched pretty flamed maple when covered in gold. I have a 52. No desire to strip it. But I believe especially that early multiple tops were not a concern.
 
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