Gibson 1959 Les Paul CC#29 Tamio Okuda

Gibson 1959 Les Paul Collectors Choice #29 Tamio Okuda

Gibson 1959 Les Paul Collectors Choice #29 Tamio Okuda Aged, Limited worldwide of 300 pcs. 1pcs. mahogany body, figured maple top, mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard, reissue trapeze inlays, 22 frets, scale 628mm, 2x classic ´57 humbucker pickups, nickel hardware, aluminium stopBar tailpiece with ABR-1 bridge, reissue kluson deluxe greenkeys tuners, gold top hats, finish: Aged okuda burst and backside aniline dye geaged, incl. case and certificate, serial number: CC 29A 130, weight: 3,90 kg

 Collectors Choice #29, the Taimo Okuda 1959 Les Paul, replicated from his original serial number 9-1165, makes its mark as one of the first '59 Originals to be replicated in collaboration with one of Japan's most renown artists, as well as a fantastic example of an original Les Paul.

The unique color and wear of Taimo's original is captured in a limited run of up to 300 pieces worldwide, offered in both Aged and Vintage Original Spec.

Tamio Okuda Story

Tamio Okuda is a legend in Japanese rock; from his work with UNICORN, to his extensive solo career, to his production work, Mr. Okuda has influenced countless players in Japan and beyond. This amazingly accurate reproduction of his original 'Burst is limited to just 300 units worldwide. The traditional Les Paul appointments are all here, including a gorgeously figured Maple top, an "Okuda 'Burst" top, Aniline dyed Mahogany back, and a Mahogany neck topped with a Rosewood fingerboard. The dual '57 Classic pickups guarantee classic tones to complement the amazing looks of this Collector's Choice model.

Japanese rock star Tamio Okuda's prized original '59 Les Paul is beautifully re-created with distinctive dish and neck carve, Historic truss rod, and gently faded sunburst finish.

Tamio Okuda may not be the most known guitarist outside of home country of Japan, but his incredible songwriting and producing talent that he has shown off in his band UNICORN as well as his solo work has left a mark in the rock and roll world. Always seen with his 1959 Les Paul Tamio has worked all around the world as a guitarist, vocalist and producer. Now his Les Paul that has certainly seen the a lot of touring has been meticulously replicated by the Gibson Collectors Choice team.

Guitar Details

Gibson Custom Collector's Choice #29 Tamio Okuda 1959 Les Paul Limited Edition Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:

  • A precise re-creation of a 1959 Les Paul
  • Classic '57 pickups deliver killer vintage tone
  • Gibson Custom Shop quality and craftsmanship

A precise re-creation of a 1959 Les Paul

The Collector's Choice #29 Tamio Okuda 1959 Les Paul brings this gorgeous guitar to the lucky few who will get them. Built in 1959, Tamio Okuda's guitar has weathered the passage of time very well. The original finish has faded over the years, as many have, to a dark lemon sunburst. The unique, late '50s neck profile and top dish carve give this guitar a definite personality. 

Classic '57 pickups deliver killer vintage tone

The much-loved Classic '57 pickups - a favourite among guitarists - give the Gibson Custom Collector's Choice #29 Tamio Okuda 1959 Les Paul guitar the complex midrange, punchy lows, and smooth top-end of Gibson's legendary PAF pickups. With these pickups, you get the kind of response and just-right output that will inspire your playing and ensure that you never want to put your guitar down. Using Alnico II magnets, vintage enamel-coated wire, nickel-plated pole pieces, nickel slugs, maple spacers, and 2-conductor braided wiring, the Classic '57 will give your guitar the look, feel, and sound of a vintage instrument - with the added reliability modern production techniques provide.

Gibson Custom Shop quality and craftsmanship

Gibson's Custom Shop took extra care with every detail of the Collector's Choice #29 Tamio Okuda 1959 Les Paul. Every Gibson Custom guitar receives an ultra-precise Plek Pro setup for optimized playability. The fretboard and nut have an incredibly accurate intonation and a just-right feel. And little touches like the figured maple top and the accurately-aged hardware remain true to the original 1959 Les Paul Standard that Collector's Choice #29 pays homage to.

Gibson Custom Collector's Choice #29 Tamio Okuda 1959 Les Paul Limited Edition Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

  • Precise re-creation of the unique 1959 Les Paul Standard owned by Tamio Okuda
  • Aged finish replicates the originals wear patterns and markings
  • Extremely limited edition - only 300 available worldwide
  • 1-piece mahogany back with hand-selected maple top for incredible tone and sustain
  • Bound rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays offers fluid playability
  • Aniline dye back and sides just like the original
  • Dual '57 Classic humbuckers have individual volume and tone controls for maximum tonal versatility
  • Custom Shop hardshell case and certificate of authenticity