Gibson Custom UK Collection Historic Select 1958 Les Paul Standard Heavy Aged (Cherry Sunburst). Gibson Nashville offered a very short run of Custom Shop guitars as part of the UK Collection. These guitars were 5 different True Historic spec Les Pauls, a 56, a 57, 58, 59 and a 1960 reissue. All these had handpicked tops and heavy ageing as well as an exclusive UK CA and UK serial number. Here we have a great example of a 1958 UK collection Les Paul also known as an UK8. Double carved and hand sanded Maple top and Mahogany neck. Mahogany body. Hand filed and rolled Rosewood fingerboard. The binding and plastics ahem been replicated from molecular-level analysis of original parts. These guitars also come with an accurate Custom Bucker pickup set recreated by measuring original PAFs. Lightweight tailpiece, ABR1 and Kluson style Nickel tuners. Amazing Les Paul with an exceptional tone. The guitar weighs 8.3Lb or 3.765Kg. The nut width is 42.8mm approx. The guitar is as new condition and has only be used lightly in a home studio. Comes with the original Lifton case, UK-COA and tags.