Gibson Les Paul SG ‘61 Tribute Vibrola, (2013, Cherry)

New  great guitar from the Gibson stable, the Gibson SG, body and neck crafted from Grade-A mahogy, usual double-cutaway style with bevelled edges. Great  playing comfort, and resonance and sustain.  Grade-A dark rosewood fingerboard with a traditional look and feel, two PAF-style ’57 Classic humbucking pickups, and historically accurate plastics.
Guitar is finished in high-gloss Heritage Cherry finish nitrocellulose, giving this guitar a great vintage feel, despite it being a re-issue .
Pickups are period accurate PAF-styled humbuckers ’57 Classics, both  neck and bridge positions.  Alnico II magnets, wound with 42-AWG enamel-coated wire. Additionally , the coils are wax potted to combat micro phonic squeal. Routed through the classic configuration of an independent volume and tone control for each pickup and a three-way toggle switch.Tune-o-matic bridge and vintage-style tuners with pearloid buttons, and a period correct Sideways Vibrato for accurate return-to-pitch capabilities. Cream binding, black top hat with silver volume and tone inserts, an early ’60s style five-ply black plastic pickguard, and traditional  “bell” truss rod cover stamped with “Les Paul”