Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul – Review

Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul – Review

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Gibson Custom is pleased to announce the release of the Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul, a precise replica of Mark’s original ’58, a favored live and recording companion of one of the most revered players and writers of our time.

The Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul Standard is available in a limited number of 50 Aged & Hand-Signed by Mark Knopfler (True Historic Spec), 75 Aged (Standard Historic Spec) and 150 VOS (Standard Historic Spec).

During the time when Dire Straits entered the second and most successful phase of their career, Mark Knopfler looking for a new sound to change things up, and he found that in the powerful tone at guitar ’58 Les Paul ‘Brust.

Aged & Signed: True Historic Spec

Body: 1 Piece Genuine Mahogany, 2 Piece Maple Top, Double Carved

Neck: 1 Piece Genuine Mahogany, Double-Carved, Knopfler Profile

Fingerboard: 1 Piece Indian Rosewood, Hand-Rolled Binding

Inlay: Cellulose Trapezoids

Nut: Nylan

Finish: Aged True Historic Knopfler ‘Brust Nitro-Cellulose

Tuners: Gotoh Gibson Deluxe, Single Band

Bridge: ABR-1

Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stopbar-Nickel

Neck Pickup: Custom Bucker, True Historic Covers

Bridge Pickup: Custom Bucker, True Historic Covers

Headstock: Les Paul Standard, “Broken” Edges

Knob: True Historic Gold Top Hats

Aged and also VOS: Standard Historic Spec

Body: 1 Piece Genuine Mahogany, 2 Piece Figured Maple Top

Neck: 1 Piece Genuine Mahogany, Double-Carved, Knopfler Profile

Fingerboard: 1 Piece Indian Rosewood, Hand-Rolled Binding

Inlay: Cellulose Trapezoids

Nut: Nylan

Finish: Knopfler ‘Brust Nitro-Cellulose (Aged or VOS)

Tuners: Gotoh Gibson Deluxe, Single Band

Bridge: ABR-1

Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stopbar-Nickel

Neck Pickup: Custom Bucker

Bridge Pickup: Custom Bucker

Headstock: Les Paul Standard, “Broken” Edges

Knob: Gold Top Hats

Collateral

  • 50 Aged & Signed: Aged Reissue Hardshell Case, Metal, Engraved COA in Leather Binder, Guitar is hand signed by Mark Knopfler.
  • 75 Aged: Aged Reissue Hardshell Case, Metal, Engraved COA in Leather Binder.
  • 150 Vintage Gloss: Reissue Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity in Binder.

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