- Jan 28, 2013
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I was in a shop the other day and they had the new '61 "Les Paul" SG and it was $1759 AUD, didn't seem any nicer than my P90 Special I got for $800 a couple years ago. Maybe all the praise they've been getting online for the newer models is going to their heads.
Those are a special "Reissue" model that has Gibson Burstbuckers, no veneers, just a 2-piece bookmatched body, Nickel hardware, CTS pots and Mallory caps.
The Epiphone 1961 Les Paul SG Standard was introduced in late 2021 as a 2022 model. It followed shortly behind the Gibson Custom Shop 60th Anniversary 1961 SG Standard, which was the first ever SG reissue to feature the short-lived pointier and longer Angel Wing pickguard found on late-1960 and...