GIBSON ACE FREHLEY 1959 LES PAUL AGED

Ace Frehley 1959 Les Paul Standard

2015 True Historic Specs Bring Ace’s Beloved ’59 Back To Life, with 50 Aged and signed by Ace and 250 with Vintage Finish unsigned
 
A thin ‘Dirty Lemon Frehley Burst’ finish and accurate aging join vintage-spec plastics, hide glue construction, rolled fingerboard binding and Custom Bucker and Burst Bucker #3 pickups in an incomparable Les Paul.
Body

Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Figured Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade:
Binding: Single Bound, True Historic Reissue Cream
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Density:
Binding: Top Only
Weight
Weight Relief: None
Average Weight (body only): 3.175 kg / 7.0 lbs
Materials Used
Glue: Hand Applied Hide Glue
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Hand selected backs for lightweight
Body Contour
Carve: Original 1959 Les Paul
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
Details
Truss Rod: Historic Reissue-No Tubing
Profile: 1959 Les Paul
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.21 cm / .870″
Thickness at Fret 12: 2.44 cm / .960″
Other Materials:
Average Weight: .453592 kg / 1.25 lbs
Peg Head
Type: 1959 True Historic Thin Head Veneer
Inlay: Pearl
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: “Les Paul”
Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Holly head veneer has been re-tooled, reproducing the original thinner specification of the late 1950’s
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 4 Degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Reissue
Adhesive: Hot Hide Glue
Gauges Used: Pitch and Alignment Gauge
Nut
Style: 1/4
Material: Nylon
Width: 4.28 cm / 1.687″
Slots: E: .13716 cm / 0.054″
A: .10414 cm / 0.041″
D: .04826 cm / 0.019″
G: .0381 cm / 0.015″
B: .03556 cm / 0.014″

e: .03048 cm / 0.012″
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Solid Indian Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.38 cm / 12″
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 4.28498 cm / 1.687″ @ nut, 5.6896 cm / 2.24″ @ end of board
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75″
Binding: .040 True Historic Reissue Cream
Side Dots (Color): Tortoise Shell
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Aged Nitrocellulose
Dimensions: Large: 2.921 cm x 1.7018 cm / 1.150″ x .670″, Small: 3.937 cm x .6096 cm / 1.550 x .240″
Average Weight: .340194 kg / .75 lbs
Finishes

Sunburst Aged
Color Code: ASFB
Surface Texture: Hand Aged, True Historic, Wet-Sanded, Thin Lacquer Finish
Filler: Aniline Dye
Sealer: Nitro Cellulose
Top: Ace Frehley Sunburst
Top Coat: Nitro Cellulose
Scraped: True Historic Process To Preserve Soft Neck Binding Profile and Body Binding Ledge

Sunburst
Color Code: VOFB
Surface Texture: Ace Frehley Sunburst True Historic, Wet-Sanded, Thin Lacquer Finish
Filler: Aniline Dye
Sealer: Nitro Cellulose
Top: Ace Frehley Sunburst
Top Coat: Nitro Cellulose
Scraped: True Historic Process To Preserve Soft Neck Binding Profile and Body Binding Ledge
Electronics

Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: Custom Bucker Burst Bucker #3
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5200-5590 5500-5750
Material of Wire (gauge): #42 Enamel #42 Enamel
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375″ 6.6294 cm x 1.7272 cm x .9525 cm / 2.61 x.68 x .375″
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 47.3075 cm / 18.625″ 59.7 cm / 23.5″
Slug Material: 416 Grade Stainless Steel 416 Grade Stainless Steel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): .4826 cm x 1.24206 cm / .190 x .480″ 47.3075 cm / 18.625″
Magnet Material: Alnico III Alnico V
Magnet Position from Nut: 48.1965 cm / 18.975″ 58.36 cm / 22.975″
Magnet Dimensions: 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125″ 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x .3175 cm / 2.5 x .5 x .125″
Polarities:
Cover: True Historic Replica Nickel True Historic Replica Nickel
Qfactor:
ResistanceDC: 8.0k 8.5k
Resonant Frequency:
Tonal & Resonant Advancements:
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Grover Kidney
Material: Nickel Plated Steel
Weight: 3.6 oz
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 12:01
Gear Type: Closed
What is allowable turn: 1/4
Plating specs: Nickel Plated Stamped Steel
Part numbers: 130-430-14146/130-430-14147
String Dimensions
E: .11684 cm / .046W
A: .09144 cm / .036W
D: .06604 cm / .026W
G: .04318 cm / .017P
B: .03302 cm / .013P
e: .0254 cm / .010P
Bridge
Style: ABR With Thumbwheels
Material: Nickel Plated
Plating Specs: Zinc Surrounded by a die casting alloy for casting flow-Nickel Plated
Part number: 130-430-10161
Weight: .0637 kg / 2.25 oz.
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.1778 cm / 0.070″
A: 0.13716 cm / 0.054″
D: 0.1016 cm / 0.040″
G: 0.0635 cm / 0.025″
B: 0.0508 cm / 0.02″
e: 0.0381 cm / 0.015″
Tailpiece
Style: Reissue Lightweight Aluminum
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 130-430-11738
Weight: .0311845 kg / 1.1 oz
Output Jack
Style: 1/4″
Jack Plate
Style: 59 True Historic
Material: True Historic Reformulated
Part Number: 130-430-19299C
Weight: .0056699 kg / .2 oz
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 130-430-19150
Weight: .0141748 kg / .5 oz
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: 59 True Historic
Part Number: 130-430-12768
Truss Rod Cover
Style: True Historic
Part Number: 130-430-19784
Knobs
Style: True Historic Gold Top Hats
Part Number: 130-430-19778V
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: Reissue Les Paul .09 Black Royalite
Part Number: 130-430-19808
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: 2015 Die Cast Gibson Custom Medallion
Part Number: 130-430-19016
Switch Washer
Style: True Historic Cream Replica
Part Number: 130-430-19292C
Trim Rings
Style: True Historic Cream Replica
Part Number: 130-430-13891V/130-430-13892V
Accessories
Case
Style: Reissue Les Paul
Color: Reissue Brown with Pink Fur Lining
Strap Locks: None
Tools: None
Manual: None
COA/Other: Custom Shop True Historic Certificate of Authenticity in Binder, Extra Black Plastic Treble/Rhythm Switch Cover Plate