A Closer Look at the Les Paul Prototype

Nathan Parke

Nathan Parke

2015-07-06 14:31:13

It's only 10 days until Les Paul's personally tweaked custom/ prototype Gibson heads to auction at the auction house Gurnsey's and now you can take a closer look at the guitar that's been nicknamed "Black Beauty".

 Perhaps the most impressive thing to note is that for such an old guitar that's been so mucked around with, the wear to the guitar itself seems to be minimal, with no parts of exposed wood showing. This could mean that it's been repainted at some point in its history.

 Estimated value for the guitar is set anywhere between $100,000 and $1,000,000. While the higher estimate might be a little optemistic, it seems certain that the guitar will sell well regardless.

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