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1991 Les Paul Custom Shop
Jimmy Page & Roger Giffin, ca. 1991
General Specs
Body: Bound carved maple top, mahogany body, sides and back, 1-ply creme binding
Finish: Cherry Sunburst
Neck: 3-piece mahogany neck, 1-ply creme binding, shaved to replicate the profile of No. 1
Fingerboard: Rosewood with pearl trapezoid inlays
Frets: 22
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-o-matic Bridge
Headstock: Blackface with 'Gibson' logo pearl inlay
Tuners: Gold Grovers
Hardware: Nickel
Pickguard: Raised cream acrylic
Pickups: (1) covered 1957 PAF humbucker, (1) 1957 Zebra PAF
Controls: (2) Volume & (2) Tone knobs (w/ push-pull pots), 3-way selector switch
Years in use: 1998-2007
Built by Roger Giffin , the former head of Gibson's West Coast Custom Shop, the 1991 Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop guitar was supposed to replicate Number One. It was also allegedly the prototype for the Jimmy Page Signature Gibson Les Paul (1995-1999). It has no serial number on the back of the headstock, only J. PAGE stamped in place.

This guitar was seen on the 1998 Page and Plant tour, being played on How Many More Times so that when Page got to the bowed section of the song, rosin applied to the cello bow did not damage the strings and electronics. It was also used on Shining In The Light from Walking Into Clarksdale. It was last seen at the O2 Arena Led Zeppelin reunion concert on December 10, 2007 for Dazed And Confused.


1991 Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop
Roger Giffin, ca. 1991
1991 Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop
Roger Giffin, ca. 1991
1991 Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop
Jimmy Page, ca. 1993
1991 Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop
Jimmy Page, Dazed And Confused, December 10, 2007, O2 Arena, London, England
1991 Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop

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