GIBSON ACE FREHLEY LES PAUL (1997-2001)

  • Gibson Ace Frehley signature Les Paul electric guitar
    Gibson Ace Frehley signature Les Paul

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1997
2001

The production version of the Gibson Ace Frehley Signature Les Paul was made from August 1997 until January 2001. It was based on Ace Frehleys 1970s Cherry Sunburst Les Paul Specifications included: three DiMarzio Super Distortion (DP100) pickups, bookmatched AA Flamed Maple top, Les Paul "Custom" style binding, Cherry Sunburst Finish, Custom Ace Frehley headstock veneer (of Ace in KISS makeup), Ebony fingerboard with lightning bolt inlays, 12th fret "Ace Frehley" pearl inlay, , Grover Rotomatic (102C) tuners , Gibson Nashville tune-o-matic Bridge, black plastic engraved (Ace of Hearts) trussrod cover.

Source: Ace Frehley Gibson production models

Specifications (29)

Controls

Number of control knobs4 control knobs
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelDimarzio Super Distortion pickup(s)
Pickups configuration3 humbucker pickups

General

Finish colorsred finish
Finish effectssunburst finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialmahogany body
Body shape featuressingle cutaway
Body styleLes Paul-style body
Body top materialflamed maple body top
Pickguard shapeno pickguard

Hardware

Bridgetune-o-matic bridge
Tailpiecestop tailpiece
TunersGrover Rotomatic tuners

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard
Fingerboard position markerslightning bolt fingerboard position markers
Inlay at 12th fretsignature inlay at 12th fret

Neck

Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmahogany neck
Neck width1.71 inches wide at nut
Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)bound headstock
Truss rod covercustom engraved truss rod cover
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Prices (4)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1997$3000excellent
1997$6000good
2013$4500excellent
2018$9000good

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