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Gibson Les Paul (SG) Standard with Sideways Vibrola Cherry 1963 w/OHSC (Refin/Refret)

Gibson Les Paul (SG) Standard with Sideways Vibrola Cherry 1963 w/OHSC (Refin/Refret)

Regular price $14,999.99 USD
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Vintage Gibson Les Paul "SG" Standard with Vibrola in cherry finish made in 1963 with original marigold interior hard shell case(Refin/Refret). This guitar features a solid mahogany body, mahogany neck and bound brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Equipped with a set of Throbak Maximum vintage ER-Custom humbuckers in the neck and bridge positions. Controlled by 2 volume, 2 tone pots and a 3-Way toggle switch comprised of its original pots dating the 41st week& 44th week of 1962. The 24.75" scale length neck has acrylic trapezoid inlays and a refret with 22 medium jumbo frets on a 12" radius with a slim taper neck profile. The hardware is comprised of it's original Kluson deluxe Pat No single line double ring tuning machines with keystone heads, a replaced nut, a Gibson ABR-1 bridge with sideways vibrola and top hat reflector knobs with a 5-Ply black pickguard.

This vintage guitar is in overall very good condition for its age with some signs of play/wear. It has received a refret, new nut and a set of Throbak pickups. The binding was repaired at some point in its life, we also believe the neck may have been reset at some point as it has the tell tale signs and the neck/ shoulders have been refined with nitro and there are two small touch up spot on the neck base were it meets the body. You can still see some of the binding shrinkage splits. It has some scuffs, scratches, some dings and dents.(See Pics/Black light pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 10-46 strings. Includes Original Hard Shell Case.


  • Brand: Gibson
  • Model: Les Paul SG Standard with Vibrola
  • Year: 1963
  • Finish Type: Nitrocellulose
  • Finish: Cherry
  • Country: USA
  • Serial: 116460
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 7lbs 4.1oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Mahogany
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Neck Joint: Set
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Matching
  • Neck Binding: Cream
  • Finger Board: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Neck Radius: 12"
  • Neck Profile: Slim Taper
  • Neck Thickness@ 1st Fret: .775"
  • Neck Thickness@ 12th Fret: .845"
  • Frets: Acrylic Trapezoid
  • Nut: Corian (Replaced)
  • Nut Width: 1.699"
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo (Refret)
  • Pickup Config: HH
  • Bridge Pickup: Throbak Maximum Vintage ER-Custom
  • Neck Pickup: Throbak Maximum Vintage ER-Custom
  • Switch Arrangement: 3-Way Toggle Switch
  • Pot Arrangement: 2 Volume, 2 Tone
  • Pot Date Codes: 1346244/1346241 (Centralab 41st/44th week of 1962)
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Pickguard: 5-Ply Black
  • Tuning Machines: Kluson Deluxe Pat No Single Line Double Ring with Keystone
  • Strap Buttons: Standard
  • Bridge: Gibson ABR-1 with Sideways Vibrola (Saddles replaced with bone) neck pickup ring
  • Knobs: Top Hat Reflector
  • String Gauge: 10-46
  • Other Features: Original Case inserts
  • Mods: Refret, Refin, Bone Nut, Bone Saddles, Pickups, neck pickup ring
  • Case: Original Marigold Interior Hard Shell Case


  • Overall Condition: ★★★★ ·
  • Body Front: ★★★★ ·
  • Body Back: ★★★★✯
  • Body Sides: ★★★★ ·
  • Fret Board: ★★★★ ·
  • Frets: ★★★★✯
  • Neck Back: ★★★★ ·
  • Neck Binding: ★★★✯ ·
  • Headstock Front: ★★★★ ·
  • Headstock Back: ★★★★✯
  • Headstock Sides: ★★★★ ·
  • Hardware: ★★★★✯
  • Pickups: ★★★★★
  • Bridge: ★★★★✯
  • Knobs: ★★★★✯
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