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Gibson Custom Shop Luthman Ltd Edition #3 of 9

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Gibson Custom Shop Luthman Scandinavia Goldtop LP #3 ( ...the true inspiration for Joe Perrys "Gold Rush" Axess series)

In 2018, Luthman Scandinavia, the Scandinavian importer of Gibson guitars, commissioned a series of 9 unique guitars from the Gibson Custom Shop. They were built after specifications from the head (CEO) of Luthman Scandinavia. The model was based on a ’57 style Goldtop Les Paul, but with only one pickup and a Wilkinson tremolo.

As fate would have it, Aerosmith legend Joe Perry happened to visit the Gibson Custom Shop while this guitar was being readied for shipment. JP saw it, played it, and loved it so much that he had to have one just like it. And so the limited edition Joe Perry “Gold Rush” Les Paul Axcess was born, and the rest is history.

But THIS is the guitar that started it all. As Gibson officially tell it’s story, the JP’s ”Goldrush” LP was constructed in cooperation with JP, but this is in fact not correct. Only 9 guitars were handbuiltbuilt of the Luthman LP, while the JP ”Goldrush” was made in 150 copies of the original Luthman LP. The JP ”Goldrush” is exactly the same instrument as the Luthman LP....or let's say an exact copy of the real Luthman original!

It’s completely handbuilt, with some of the most beautiful aging ever seen on a Gibson, lightweight, and sounds killer. It comes with its original aged Lifton style case. There is no other documentation with the guitar as it’s an unique series, which is also proven by the unique “LUTHMAN 3 serial number. This is a truly unique small series Gibson guitar.

Body
Body Shape: Les Paul
Top: 2 Piece Plain Maple
Back: 1-Piece Mahogany
Binding: Cream
Weight Relief: None
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer (Aged)

Neck
Material: Solid Mahogany
Profile: ’59 C-shape
Scale Length: 24.75″ / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12″
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material: Chrome-plated Brass Precision Roller Nut
Nut Width: 1.69″ / 42.85mm
End of Board Width: 2.24″ / 56.89mm
Inlays: Pearloid Trapezoid
Joint: Long Tenon, Axcess Contour Heel

Hardware
Finish: Chrome
Tuner Plating: Chrome
Bridge: Wilkinson/Gotoh VS100N Tremolo
Tailpiece: Wilkinson/Gotoh VS100N Tremolo
Tuning Machines: Grover Kidney
Pickguard: None
TrussRod: Classic
Control Knobs: Gold Top Hats
Control Covers: Black
Strap Buttons: Aluminum
Mounting Rings: Cream
Pickup Covers: Nickel

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: 498T Humbucker (4-Conductor)
Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone with Push/Pull Coil Splitter
Pickup Selector: None
Output Jack: Switchcraft