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Collaborating with his guitar tech, Alan Rogan, the legendary Pete Townshend came up with a stunning series of modifications to the standard layout of Townshend's newly acquired Gibson Les Paul "Deluxe", to better suit what he required from it on stage.  A Dimarzio humbucker was fitted in the mid-position and controlled by the addition of two Les Paul 3-way toggle switches fitted beside the original control knobs.  One was used for coil-tapping the newly fitted humbucker, the other for controlling on/off functions for the pickup when using it alongside the other two.  The result was undeniably one of Townshend's greatest creations and gave birth to a series, each guitar numbered using letraset stickers to identify them, the Goldtop was "No. 3"...


Epiphone Les Paul 56’ Goldtop - P.O.A.


Produced using the classic Gibson Epiphone Les Paul 56’ Goldtop, the Deluxe Edition features Dimarzio mid-position pickup, dual additional 3-way switches and all the classic specs including VOS / Light Relic' finish - this really is an amazing guitar for the money.  Hardcase available to order.




Gibson USA Les Paul Studio 50's - P.O.A.


Gibson's Studio Tribute series enables players to harness the raw power and performance delivered by a genuine Gibson guitar but without the price-tag.  Featuring Dimarzio mid-position humbucker, two additional 3-way switches and all the trimmings, this is quite possibly our finest Supreme Edition to date.  Includes complimentary Hardcase.




Gibson USA 50's Les Paul Deluxe Goldtop - £3,499.00


The top of range, once combined with the full compliment of modifications, this guitar represents one of the jewels in the crown of our Relic Series.  Includes complimentary Hardcase.



'VOS' & ‘Non-Relic’ Editions - P.O.A.


By popular demand, all of our Relic Series instruments are also available in 'VOS' and 'Non-Relic' Editions, the same classic guitar presented with all accurate equipment and modifications (where applicable) but free of any ageing, relic-ing or simulated damage.  A must-have for guitar fans that just can't get into the 'Relic' vibe, we leave it to you to road-wear these babies!  Contact us for a quotation.


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