1970 Les Paul Custom Ebony - "Black Beauty" Fretless Wonder
This is one of those amazing instruments that has all the vibe and TONE to make it a shop favorite...we are having a blast with this one! Rock with attitude!
The wear is honest and natural. Original patent # pickups. The tuners have been changed to more functional Kluson-style Schallers, and the bridge is a newer abr-1 style. None of these upgrades are unusual for the era. This was a player's instrument....a badass one at that!
This seems to be an early 1970 transitional Black Beauty, as the pot date to 18th week of that year, but the body is not a sandwich. It does have the volute, and the sprague black beauty caps.
Non-original case, but inquire if interested in period correct one, we have a few in the stockroom.
Neck Measures .895 at the 1st fret and 1.10 at the 12th fret.
Serious inquiries only
We are a brick and mortar showroom in Morristown NJ, by appointment. Shoot us an email to set up a time to try this and others in our amazing vintage and high end inventory, most of which can also be found on our website www.watchtowerguitars.com
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