1970 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe with OHSC, EXC Condition!

This is a Left Handed Gibson Les Paul Deluxe manufactured during the highly transitional period of mid-1969 to early 1970. The neck has no “Made in USA” stamp, a mini volute(vs the full volute seen in most of 1970 and beyond), pots and serial # date to early 1970, and the case retains the Black exterior with Marigold lining of the 1960s, but with 2 foam inserts (something seen in 70s Gibson cases).

The guitar is all original with the exception of the jack plate, switch tip, and 1 pot.


Serial Number: dates to 1970 – 916235
Finish: Original Goldtop
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Body Details: Mahogany pancake body with maple cap.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck, no cracks or repairs
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard
Neck Profile: Medium “C”
Neck Details: Three piece mahogany neck with bound rosewood board, trapezoid inlay and small volute. The neck has no “MADE IN USA” stamp suggesting it is a late 1969 or very early 1970 neck.
Electronics: Original mini humbuckers and Sprague caps. One pot have been changed. There are two visible 1970 pot dates; 16th week of 1970: 1377016
Hardware: Original tailpiece and studs. Non-original switch tip and input jack. The rest of the hardware appears to be original.
Weight: 10.2 lbs.
Case: Original Black Hard-shell with Marigold lining, late 1969 features.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear. 50 year old finish has greening and checking. There is a hole just below the neck heel on the back where a strap knob had been previously installed. There is one ding around the input jack, otherwise EXC overall condition.
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action.


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1965 Gibson ES-335TD, 100% Original with OHSC, EXC, Reduced!

This is a lefty 1965 Gibson ES-335, Sunburst(like the early 60s dark burst vs the the mid-60s ice tea burst), chrome hardware, Trapeze tailpiece, pat # pickups, reflector cap knobs, and the width at the nut is 1 & 9.25/16.

The guitar is in EXC condition with some mild checking. At some point, there was a right-handed pickguard installed, leaving 2 small holes(see pics), and the Orange Label is missing(as is not uncommon with ES guitars from the 60s). The impressed serial # on the back of the headstock is 519921.

Includes Original Hard Case with Marigold lining.

Was $15,000 Now $12,800

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For Sale: 1963/1964 Fender Tele, Pre-CBS, EXC, Now $13K!

This is a factory Left Handed 1963/64 Fender Tele, Blonde finish, Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, 100% Original, comes with an early 1970s Fender case.

Pre-CBS lefty Teles with rosewood boards are hard to find – much rarer than the Strats! It has the Spaghetti logo, clay dots, single-ply white guard, double-line Kluson tuners, moderate wear on the body with some buckle wear through the wood on the back.

It plays really well and you can actually bend the strings easily on this one. It has some mild fret wear, mainly on the first 3 frets. This Tele has the vintage deep-rhythm wiring, but the 3-way switch does hold the in-between neck and bridge PUP setting well. The Tele has a great weight at 7 lbs, 3 oz.

Comes with an early 70s Fender case(first case Fender issued after the 67-72 tail logo case).

Neck: 3NOV63B
Pots: 304 6450
Neck Plate: L63xxx

Neck Depth: .85/1st, 1.00/12th
Neck Width: 1 5/8
Pickup Outputs: Neck/6.44K, Bridge/5.66K
Weight: 7 lbs, 3 oz

Was $18,500 Now $13,000

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2003 Gibson Brazilian Historic 1959 Les Paul, 100% Original, Lower Price!

Left Handed 2003 Brazilian Gibson Historic 1959/R9 Les Paul, 100% Original with OHSC, all tags, paperwork, COA. Near Mint condition with spectacular Cherry Sunburst flame top, and lightweight at around 8 1/4 lbs. The flame is lively and looks great from any angle – something you rarely see with newer R9s. And it plays and sounds as good as it looks!

This is my personal guitar and is the only non-vintage guitar in my collection. It is from the Golden Year for Gibson Brazilian R9 Les Pauls: 2003. I’ve owned dozens of beautiful Brazilian Les Pauls over the years, righty and lefty, but this is THE one; true collector condition/investment grade Brazilian R9 – the finest!

Was$15,000 Now $10,000

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