The 1958 Les Paul Reissue VOS (Vintage Original Spec) Electric Guitar from the Gibson Custom Shop has the great features, tone, and looks that made the original ’58 Les Paul a classic, but with a plain top for “workhorse” comfort and feel. Features a maple top, mahogany back, and one-piece set-in mahogany neck with rounded ’50s neck profile, nickel plated hardware, and an original ABR-1 tune-o-matic bridge.The Gibson Burstbucker Pickups used are historically accurate “Patent Applied For” replicas with an airy tone and unbalanced coils. A medium output Burstbucker 1 is used in the neck position, while the Burstbucker 2 in the bridge position has a slightly hotter output. Both have unpolished magnets and non-potted coils like the original “Patent Applied For” pickups.Like all VOS (Vintage Original Spec) Series instruments, the 1958 Les Paul Reissue Plain Top VOS is handcrafted for comfort and playability in the Gibson Custom Shop. The construction, neck profile, hardware, and electronics are period accurate, and a special nitrocellulose finish treatment gives it the patina of a gently aged vintage guitar. Includes Gibson Custom Shop case, a certificate of authenticity, and custom care kit.