*In Store Demo Piece w/Light scuffing/zipper marks on the back of the guitar (see photo #7, we have light the guitar as bright as possible to show the scuffing)! No major dings, chips, etc but the scuffing is there. Includes hardshell case, certificate, etc. Now completely out of production with Epiphone!*
Joe Bonamassa has once again partnered with Epiphone to lovingly replicate one of his most-prized guitars, his "Black Beauty" Les Paul Custom. The 1958 Gibson™ Les Paul™ Custom in black - otherwise known as the “Black Beauty,” is one of the rarest electric guitars made and one of the most coveted. This limited-edition recreation has a 50s neck profile for an era-correct feel, LP Custom bound body and neck, non-weight relieved mahogany body, unique vintage tuners, Orange Drop® capacitors, CTS® potentiometers, two Epiphone ProBucker™ 2 and one ProBucker™ 3 pickups, Switchcraft® output jack, and classic black hardshell case with gold hardware and yellow gold plush lining.
Weight: 9lbs 9.5ozs
Serial #: 20071534346
- Body Shape: Les Paul
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Top: Mahogany
- Binding: Multi-Ply Custom
- Finish: Ebony Gloss
- Material: Mahogany
- Profile: 50s
- Scale Length: 24.724”
- Fingerboard: Ebony, Antique Ivory binding
- Fingerboard Radius: 12.01”
- Number of Frets: 22
- Frets: Medium Jumbo
- Nut Material: Graph Tech NuBone
- Nut Width: 1.693”
- End of Board Width: 2.258”
- Inlays: Pearloid Blocks
- Joint: Glued In, Set Neck; Long Tenon
- Finish: Gold
- Tuner Plating: Gold
- Bridge: LockTone Tune-O-Matic
- Tailpiece: LockTone Stop Bar
- Tuning Machines: Epiphone Historic
- Pickguard: Les Paul, 5-Ply
- TrussRod: Dual Action
- Truss Rod Cover: 2-Ply “Les Paul Custom”
- Control Knobs: Black Top Hats with dial pointers
- Switch Tip: Cream
- Switchwasher: Black; Rhythm/Treble in Gold hot stamp
- Plastic Parts: Black; PVC
- Control Covers: Black; PVC
- Mounting Rings: Black;PVC
- Strap Buttons: 2 - Gold
- Pickup Covers: Gold
- Neck Pickup: ProBucker 2
- Middle Pickup: ProBucker 2
- Bridge Pickup: ProBucker 3
- Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone - CTS Potentiometers, Orange Drop Capacitors
- Pickup Selector: Switchcraft 3-Way Toggle
- Output Jack: 1/4” Switchcraft
Why To Buy From Rock City!
Established in 2015, Rock City Music Company is an independently owned music store for players by players. Located just outside of Detroit, Michigan, Rock City Music Company is a music mecca that encompasses everything from guitars and lessons, to vinyl records and t-shirts, to posters, accessories, our music-themed pinball machines and more.
Rock City has earned its rank as one of the top places in the country for in-store events. Rock City has hosted legends such as Geddy Lee (Rush), Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple), Gary Holt (Slayer/Exodus), Blackberry Smoke, Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper) and many many more. Rock ’n’ Roll is our passion, and we strive to provide excellent service, and a great experience, both inside and outside of our store.
Ready to Rock, Right Out Of The Box: All of our guitars are maintained by our FMIC (Fender Musical Instruments Company) Certified in-house guitar technician, to ensure any guitar that leaves our hands is ready to play as soon as you receive it!
Fast Shipping & Communication: Our top priority is making sure that your gear arrives safely to you as soon as possible. Our staff members strive to pack and label your items for shipping within 2 hours of placing your order (During regular business hours). Items never take more than 24 hours to leave our possession.
Guitars, Basses, Amps, Cases and select other items ship via UPS Ground
Pedals & Accessories ship via USPS Priority & First Class Mail
Have a preferred shipping method? Let us know and we will do our best to accommodate
We appreciate your business more than you know and we show it! Our communication is second to none and very important to us. You will have a dedicated and educated staff member overseeing your order, that can assist with any questions or concerns.
Is My New Guitar Protected During Shipment ? : All items are packed with extreme care and although we do our best to protect items from damage, sometimes it happens. Have no fear, all of our items are shipped fully insured at no additional cost to you.
Rock City Music Company is an official dealer of:
Gretsch, Fender, Charvel, Jackson, Epiphone, ESP/LTD, EVH, Takamine, Rock N Roll Relics, Sterling/MusicMan and Echopark Guitars.
Electro-Harmonix, Earthquaker Devices, Boss, MXR, Dunlop, Pro-Tone, and Catalinbread Effects Pedals
Orange, Fender, Boss, EVH amplifiers
Any questions? Feel free to contact us during store hours!
Monday - Thursday 11AM-8PM
Sunday 11AM - 4PM
(All Times are Eastern Standard Time)