1959 Gibson Les Paul

Originally done for publication in Japan only (about 10 years ago). Verified genuine 59 Burst taken apart and photographed in all its glory.

I decided to publish this as a sanity offering vs. the inane forum chatter and theorizing plaguing the internet. Many things about the famous 58-60 Les Pauls are absolute yet, I do not see these things being discussed. Because most self proclaimed experts do not know what they are. Instead they focus and obsess over variables. Things that can be debated endlessly. Thus the theme of this segment. Variables and Absolutes. Why concentrate on variables when so many absolutes exist to tell the story?

Are you sitting comfortably? Then lets begin ...