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1976 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe

Wine Red finish

1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe

This Les Paul Deluxe shows all the typical features of it's vintage: speed knobs, Kluson 325-VP machine heads, Nashville Tune-o-matic bridge and chrome tailpiece.

The finish of this guitar was newly described as Wine Red, to avoid confusion with the newly available Cherry Sunburst finish; prior to 1975 it would have been simply Cherry. Gibson Les Paul Deluxe shipping figures indicate just 14 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxes in 1976, but it was a very low-shipping year for the Deluxe all round; just 172 instruments in total (compared to 2561 the previous year, 10484 in the peak year, 1973, and over 35000 throughout the decade).

Have a look at the Les Paul Deluxe in the 1975 Gibson Les Paul catalog.

1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe, front view
1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe

The 22 fret fingerboard is rosewood, with pearl trapezoid inlays. The Les Paul Deluxe, like other Les Paul models in constructed of a two piece 'pancake' mahogany body with a carved maple top. The matching cream of the binding, scratchplate, pickup and switch surrounds contrast beautifully with the deep wine red of the body. This is a beautiful guitar!

1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe
1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe

The body is bound on the front and neck only. The control cavity cover, and pickup selector switch cavity cover are both in dark brown plastic.

1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe
1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe

The Deluxe had an inlaid 'Gibson' headstock logo, and silk screened 'Les Paul Model' script. The two-ply truss rod cover has the 'Deluxe' model designation. The serial number on the reverse of the headstock is one of the short-lived decals that was used in the mid 1970s. The first two digits, 00, indicate a 1976 year of manufacture. Note, this decal also holds on the model name and 'made in the USA'.

The neck of this guitar is three-piece maple, with a strengthening volute. The three separate pieces can clearly be seen on the reverse of the headstock.

1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe top side view showing strap button
1976 Wine Red Les Paul Deluxe

Two side views of this guitar. The thin layer of maple maple between the two mahogany sections is visible on the side of the guitar, just above the strap button.

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1972-1975 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Gold Top

1972-1975 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Gold Top

Pewaukee, Wisconsin, 530**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Except for the jack plate, pick guard and strap pegs, this is an all-original (as far as I know) Gold Top. No neck or headstock cracks or breaks ever. I've owned this for 20 years and am no longer gigging it. I inherited another Gold Top, so even though I prefer this one, it has to go. Has enough small finish dings here and there to make it a legit player. Although there are embarrassingly few buckle scratches on the back. It weighs a fairly light 9 2 pounds. The Mini Humbuckers have always ... more
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Ferndale, Michigan, 482**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Here we have a 2 owner 1978 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe in restored-refinished MINT condition. The guitar was played for 25 years professionally by the 2nd. owner who enjoyed his youth playing just about every venue in the state of Michigan. While fulfilling his dream gigging everywhere imaginable he pretty much beat up and pretty much wore this guitar out. After stepping back form the music business for about 15 years he decided to have it restored & refinished by an amazing luthier from Grand ... more
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Gibson Vintage Les Paul Deluxe 1976 Tobacco Sunburst Mini-Humbuckers w OHSC

Gibson Vintage Les Paul Deluxe 1976 Tobacco Sunburst Mini-Humbuckers w OHSC

Renton, Washington, 980**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Vintage Gibson Les Paul Deluxe in Sunburst finish made in 1976 with Original Hard Shell Case. This guitar features a bound solid mahogany / maple / mahogany "pancake body" with a 3-piece maple top, 3-piece maple neck and bound rosewood fingerboard. Equipped with a set of original Gibson Deluxe Mini Humbuckers in the neck and bridge position. Controlled by 2-volume, 2-tone knobs and a 3-way toggle switch. The 24 75" scale length neck has acrylic trapezoid inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets with a C... more
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1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar Cherry Sunburst W / Headstock Repair

1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar Cherry Sunburst W / Headstock Repair

Spring Hill, Florida, 346**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


1973 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar
Original Cherry Sunburst Finish
Has Headstock Repair
All original with the exception of a missing pickguard, changed stop tail & tuning pegs
Weighs: 9 Pounds 2 Ounces
Plays & Sounds Excellent
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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe 1980 w /  1968 P90s - Ebony

Gibson Les Paul Deluxe 1980 w / 1968 P90s - Ebony

Peekskill, New York, 105**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This is a vintage 1980 Gibson LP Deluxe with an Ebony finish. It has a one piece body, three-piece neck, and a neck volute to add some extra mass (and tone!) as well as add protection against drops or bumps. It is loaded with a set of vintage 1968 Gibson clear-bobbin P90s, which sound amazing. Their covers were long ago painted, but are originally black beneath. At some point, it had a trapeze tailpiece, leaving behind a couple small screw-holes near its bottom strap button. It has standard, ... more
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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar - Wine Red Made In USA 1981 80141531

Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar - Wine Red Made In USA 1981 80141531

Henrico, Virginia, 232**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar - Wine Red Made In USA 1981 80141531
Some wear on the back of the guitar   Excellent shape for the age
Replacement strings and pick included
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Gibson Les Paul 1976 Deluxe

Gibson Les Paul 1976 Deluxe

Topock, Arizona, 864**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


A rare offering with only 14 made in 1976 with the Wine Red finish! Non-original back plates, upgraded mojo-tone oil-filled capacitor and pots, and replaced with real Gibson tuners

Original finish, pickups, and everything else!
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Vintage 1974 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar USA Cherry Sunburst

Vintage 1974 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Electric Guitar USA Cherry Sunburst

Cartersville, Virginia, 230**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Please look closely at the pictures for condition. This vintage Gibson Les Paul Deluxe electric guitar is a rare find for any serious guitarist. Crafted in the United States in 1974, this right-handed guitar is a 6 string with a solid body type and beautiful cherry sunburst color. This classic guitar is a must-have for any collection of musical instruments and gear
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Vintage 1978 Gibson Les Paul Pro Deluxe Tobacco Sunburst 1970s  ~ CLEAN ~

Vintage 1978 Gibson Les Paul Pro Deluxe Tobacco Sunburst 1970s ~ CLEAN ~

Jacksonville, Florida, 322**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale is a Beautiful and Rare 1978 Gibson Les Paul Pro Deluxe in Tobacco Burst Finish with the Original Case
This guitar is in GOOD cosmetic condition
Showing playwear such as a couple of character dents and scratches. Has finish checking (as seen in pics)
The Ebony fretboard is in FANTASTIC condition. Original frets. Super nice action and AMAZING playability!
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Gibson 1976 Tobacco Burst Les Paul Deluxe Body & Neck

Gibson 1976 Tobacco Burst Les Paul Deluxe Body & Neck

Glassboro, New Jersey, 080**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe 1970 - Goldtop

Gibson Les Paul Deluxe 1970 - Goldtop

Doncaster, DN6***, UNITED KINGDOM


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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Cherry Sunburst 1979 Electric Guitar w /  Original Case

Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Cherry Sunburst 1979 Electric Guitar w / Original Case

Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6***, UNITED KINGDOM


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gibson les paul deluxe sunburst baujahr 1975

gibson les paul deluxe sunburst baujahr 1975

Hemsbach, 69***, GERMANY


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1975 GIBSON LP DELUXE CASE - made in USA :
* lilac interior has light wear
* 2 latches are broken
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has a name scratched into the back
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1978 Gibson USA Les Paul Deluxe Wine Red

1978 Gibson USA Les Paul Deluxe Wine Red



1978 Gibson USA Les Paul Deluxe Wine Red
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Greenock, PA15***, UNITED KINGDOM



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Roma, 00***, ITALY


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Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.

1971 Gibson Les Paul Recording guitar owners manual

1971 Gibson Les Paul Recording guitar owners manual The newly designed Les Paul Recording guitar was released in 1971, in many ways as an updated version of the Les Paul Professional that had debuted two years earlier in 1969. The new guitar came with a new owners manual explaining the (somewhat complicated) controls, their operation, and giving other specifications, including recommended strings, action and control settings. Compare with the broadly similar owners manual for the Les Paul Personal / Professional