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  CreamTone - MGL "Absolute Vintage" Nickel Plated Aluminum Stop Tailpiece
(Item#294) Just got a few of these in and they look great! Lonnie from CreamTone and I have done a bunch of projects together but he gets all of the credit for these. USA made, aluminum stop tailpiece. The tailpiece is made from featherweight aluminum, and the studs are steel, both are plated in nickel with no copper underplate. Other manufacturers use a copper underplate because the copper fills in the tiny imperfections in the steel and creates a bonding layer for the nickel plate on top which cuts costs. Without the copper, the steel must be polished to remove any imperfections and the nickel plate must be applied very carefully. It's much more labor intensive, but it's the way Gibson did it in the 50s, so we've decided it's worth the extra effort to make our parts as vintage correct as possible. Over the years, most of the nickel wears off from use. The old Bursts have dark spots where this has happened. If you have an older Historic Reissue and have noticed some of the hardware is turning pink, that's the copper showing through as the nickel wears away. Our studs are guaranteed to age like the original parts and never turn pink. We've also rolled the edges of the tailpiece and it simply looks amazing! Studs are offered in the shorter Historic length (.781") or longer vintage length (.938") so please let me know which you want when ordering. Priority Mail with be $7.20
$69.00
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  Gibson 1959 - 1960 Double White PAF Set
(Item#123)(consignment) One set of '59 - '60 Unmolested double white PAF's w/ nickel covers and pole pieces, covers have never been off, not easy to find sets like these any longer, pickups read: 8.06K & 7.46K, both leads are long enough to go in either position on a Les Paul.
$10,000.00 Cashier's check or Wire ONLY
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  Gibson 1959 - 60 Double White PAF Pickup Set
One set of original 1959-'60 double white PAF's (no covers included), pickups read 9.02K & 8.57K, adjustable pole piece screws are nickel, both pickups have long enough leads for either position in a Les Paul, I have owned this pair for the last 5 years and they are an oustanding sounding pair of pickups! Tons of harmonics and overtones and even though they're really hot there's plenty of top end, (some hot PAF's can really lack top end). payment by cashiers check or postal money orders only
$9,000.00
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  Grover Reissue "Milk Bottle" Nickel Tuners Aged By CreamTone
(Item#146) One set of new reissue "Milk Bottle" Grover nickel tuners aged by CreamTone. Priority Flat Rate Mail $7.20
$95.00
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  Tim White "Timbucker" PAF Pickup Set w/ Double Cream Bobbins And Aged Covers
(Item#352)(consignment) one set of Tim White "Timbucker" PAF pickups w, double cream bobbins and aged covers, pickups read: bridge - 8.42K, neck - 7.88K. Priority Mail shipping is $7.20
$600.00
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  TruVintage '50's Amber Bonnet Knobs
(Item#102) Lightly aged repro '50's bonnet style amber knobs, HUGE improvement over stock reissue knobs. (USPS Priority Flat Rate shipping is $7.20 within the US, email for shipping quote for outside of the US)
$95.00
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  TruVintage '50's Rhythm/Treble Ring (NOS or Aged)
(Item#103) Repro Rhythm/Treble ring, available in NOS or aged version. (Sorry but I don't ship small items outside of the US)
$40.00
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  TruVintage '50's style Les Paul Cream Jackplates
(Item#119) New TruVintage item, '50's cream Les Paul jackplates made from the correct thickness plastic (most of the available replica jackplates are being made overseas and the plastic is too thick) available in 3 versions: NOS, lightly aged and heavy aged. Made in the USA as are all TruVintage parts! Shipping by standard Mail 50 cents, Priority Flat Rate $7.20
$40.00 (NOS), $45.00 (aged)
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  TruVintage '60's Amber Reflector Knobs
(Item#101) Lightly aged repro '60's reflector style amber knobs w/ silver inserts, HUGE improvement over stock reissue knobs. (USPS Priority Flat Rate shipping within the US is $7.20, email for shipping quote outside of the US)
$110.00
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  TruVintage Exact Replica '50's Gibson ABR-1 Thumbwheels And Posts
(Item#118) There are a number of reissue thumbwheels on the market that are somewhat close but none are correct. One of the main reasons is that the exact knurling tool that was used for the original '50's thumbwheels is no longer in use. We had a machine shop take detailed measurements and inspect every detail on an original set of ‘50’s thumbwheels I sent them. After multiple attempts to duplicate the knurl pattern we were told the only way to get it exact would be to order a custom made knurling tool so we did. Once a small number of wheels were done and nickel plated we were sent some prototypes for approval. Everything looked dead on and we approved production. The thumbwheels and posts are available in 2 versions, NOS(new and shiny) & aged. (wheels & posts are nickel plated brass) (special thanks to Charlie Daughtry for providing detailed  thumbwheel photos from one of his Bursts for comparison) We sent a set to Charlie once they were done and his simple reply was "Damn....they are extraordinary!” Made in the USA as are all TruVintage parts. (Shipping will be $7.20 for Priority 2nd Day Mail) (NOTE: Since 2009 the thumbwheels Gibson has been using are made from steel. Correct brass will have a warmer tone)
$40.00 (NOS) $45.00 (Aged)
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  TruVintage Limited Quantity 1960 Style Prewired Les Paul harness w/ Real Sprague "Black Beauty" Caps
(Item#121) New limited quantity TruVintage item, 1960 style Les Paul prewired pots and caps harness assembled with premium CTS 500K audio taper pots and real authentic Sprague "Black Beauty" caps(not reissues!). Limited availability controlled by the sourcing of the caps. Shipping within the US will be $7.20 for Priority Mail.
$199.00
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  TruVintage Limited Quantity Late '50's Style Prewired Les Paul Harness w/ Real Sprague BumbleBee Caps
(Item#122) New limited quantity TruVintage item, late '50's style Les Paul prewired pots and caps harness assembled with premium CTS 500K audio taper pots and real authentic Sprague BumbleBee caps(not reissues!). Limited availability controlled by the sourcing of the caps. Shipping within the US will be $7.20 for Priority Mail.
$199.00
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  TruVintage Rolled Plastic '59 Truss Rod Cover
(Item#350) TruVintage lightly aged black '59 rolled plastic truss rod cover. Priority Mail $7.20
$69.00
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  TruVintage - Dave Johnson Replica Burst Guard For 2009 & Newer Historic Reissue LP's
(Item#151) TruVintage - Dave Johnson replica Burst guard, Dave and I have been working on this for a while and they have been used on the last few guitars that we have done, Dave has a Burst guard at his shop and we also got scans from Frank Pine of his original guard, other than the difference in the pickup spacing between original '50's LP's and Historics the other thing we found was that the outer line of the guard was fairly different and the real guards are actually smaller than the reissues. Then there's the gap at the neck pickup ring and the radius of the corners that are more open. So Dave has made a template with the Historic pickup spacing and the rest of the guard shape and lines exact to an original. There are guards available with the gap at the neck pickup ring but none that I know of that have the outer shape correct as most have the Historic shape. Take a look at the last 2 pictures. I put tape around the edges of a Historic guard and then put our new guard on top and screwed them together. You can easily see the purple tape showing the difference in the cut. I've posted pictures of a few of the guitars we've done to see the guard installed. The guards will be offered in: NOS - $69.00, lightly aged - $79.00, heavy aged - $89.00 and heavy aged w/ pick wear - $99.00. The lightly aged looks good on stock VOS guitars, lightly aged Murphy and Makeover guitars. Guitars with more extreme aging need the heavy aged guard. Guards are for 2009 and later guitars. (at some point Dave will make a template for 1999-2008 guitars) Shipping will be $7.20 for Priority Flat Rate Mail. (NOTE: THESE ARE AGED ONE AT A TIME AND EACH ONE WILL BE A LITTLE DIFFERENT)
$69.00 NOS, $79.00 Aged, $89.00 Heavy Aged
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