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New 1952 to 1956 LPGT in action - Fade Out - The Renaissance Cartel

AtomEve

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I picked this 52/56 up in a salvage shop a few years ago. It was there with the 2017/1957 LPGT pictured which I also bought. It had a broken headstock.... Buzz and Ian at Larkstreet set it straight and now it's a fine fiddle to say the least! Ian knocked it out of the park! The recommendation for Ian came from my post here all those years ago so thank you!.
It took me a bit to figure out what it actually was when I found it. In the end the trapeze footprints on the top and the very early output jack holes left no doubt.

Check it out in action here with The Renaissance Cartel. It's an epic solo guitar meets mad piano player. I am using a Reeves Custom 50.



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Jeggz

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NICE!!!

It has the fretboard shim, to make the angle?
 

AtomEve

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Shim? Yes, though not readily evident on the exterior if I remember correctly. Neck was reset and back refinished when I found it. No serial number which I believe is appropriate for it's age. Notice the small wire hole for the output jack. This is before Gibson drilled one large hole straight through for the jack.

The EDS 1275 is a custom shop model about 7 years old. 12 pounds light for a EDS1275. Deep and rich sounding. More so than my SGLPs. and SGs.
 
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