Craigslist: ‘To the people who stole my Les Paul’
To the people who stole most of my stuff out of my studio on June 5, including my main guitar of 43 years, let me tell you about it.
It’s a very altered, but very real 1953 Gibson Les Paul Model - Serial # 3 0621 (stamped on the back of the headstock)
This is not a gold-top. In the 1950’s, it was refitted with an ABR-1 bridge and stop tailpiece, and then refinished, all by Gibson. The green colour in the picture, (especially on the rear half of the body where the light reflection is less), is accurate. It’s one of the lightest Gibson Les Pauls, and the only one of its’ colour, that I’ve ever seen.
I’ve made many other changes to this guitar in favour of playability:
Read the whole thing (guitar nerds have already clicked the link I suspect).
I’ve never been the victim of a major burglary like this, but I know the feeling of coming home and finding stuff missing. This Craigslist post makes me sick. I hope he gets at least some of it back.