1992 Gibson Les Paul Prehistoric 59 Reissue
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-07-28)
Price : US $3,900.
Up for auction is this georgeous 100% original, mint condition pre historic with an insanely figured flame maple top in Heritage Cherry Sunburst. No breaks, no repairs, no modifications - no stories. This guitar has lived in it's case or on display most of it's life.
The top is truly spectacular in any light. Photos below were taken in all different lighting conditions (natural sun, incandescent room light and photo flash) - truly one of the nicest Les Pauls I have ever had the pleasure to own!! The new owner will not be disappointed!
This is the exact guitar that is featured on the homepage of the guitar studio website: http://www.guitarstudiousa.com/index.htm
The case, as I have been told, is a non-original custom shop case - however, this is how I purchased it. I guess I was simply too excited when I bought it to realize it at the time. However, I have been told by the experts on les paul forum that an original case can be found with a little searching.
These reissues had some of the most stunning monster tops you'll ever see (not much wood like this anymore!) These are also rumored to have much lower production numbers than the historic-era 59 line.
Opinons from other pre historic reissues owners (From Les Paul Forum):
'Tone-wise, my pre-historic sounds and plays so good that I sold both my '96 and '01 R9, which I thought were great guitars as well. Someone remarked that these pre-historics are quite desirable because of the pickups, which are standar
This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-07-28)
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Matthew Hazeltine said...
Beautiful gutiar, any idea where the best place to find prehistoric 59's is? I'm new to this. Thanks