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✯RARE✯ GIBSON USA Les Paul Standard LTD ✯ AAA+ Gecko Burst + Rosewood ✯2004✯

Estimated price for orientation: 1 799 $

Category: Electric Guitar

Brand: Gibson No. of Strings: 6 string

Gecko Burst. Love it or hate it, it certainly was one of Gibson's most distinctive finishes. Along with the equally unusual Latte Burst, it was offered for only a short time. Comparatively  very rare, I've only seen a handful in person and seldom see them on the used market. As time goes on, they are certain to become even harder to find and perhaps even more collectible. All of the specs are 100% USA made Les Paul Standard.  The mahogany body adds warmth while the carved, figured maple top adds brightness and beauty. The 1 piece mahogany neck features a bound rosewood fingerboard with pearloid trapezoid inlays. Burstbucker Pro pickups dish out classic tone with increased bite and midrange. A Stopbar tailpiece, Tuneomatic bridge and Kluson style tuners round out the package. The aforementioned Gecko Burst lacquer finish is set off with nickel hardware. A cool look and certainly unique in a sea of sunburst Les Pauls.This Les Paul has nice tone and good feel. The pickups sound great and the neck is easy to play. It feels to be a 60s neck. Everything works as it should. this is a nice used guitar. Well taken care of, it shows two very minor Impressions circled in the pictures below, Seldom Used Judging by the Frets. Nothing else to report and in near Mint condition. Comes in a Gibson hardshell case with case candy.  I'm a big fan of out of the ordinary colors and finishes on traditional guitars. There's enough sunburst Les Pauls and black Strats out there for your average guy in my opinion. Give me something different. Here's a finish that is about as different as it gets. In the collectible world, unusual sells so I would expect that the Gecko Burst finish to be a very rare and cool collectible in the future. Here's a nice solid example that's ready for a collector or just the player that gets off on its vaguely Martian Sunburst finish.Serial Number: 00224464Time of manufacture: 2004Place of manufacture:Nashville Plant, USANeck Shape: 60's shape profileFingerboard:  Rosewood FingerboardFret Condition: No Fret WareWeight: 9.2 PoundsAction: Professionally set-up Low actionOverall Condition: "Near Mint Condition" Colour: Gecko BurstOriginality: 100% Original.Dings, Scratches, other: Two very minor Impressions circled in the pictures below, Nothing else to report. - Please See Pictures Below.