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English: 1960 Les Paul Special Doublecut.

Note: Its official name is "Gibson SG Special" instead of "Gibson Les Paul Special",
because Les Paul's affiliation was discontinued in late 1959.


  • A. R. Duchossoir () "Les Paul Special & SG Special" in Gibson Electrics: The Classic Years: An Illustrated History of the Electric Guitars Produced by Gibson Up to the Mid-1960s, Musical Instruments Series (reviced ed.), Hal Leonard Corporation, p. 210 ISBN: 978-0-79359210-4. The Les Paul Special was introduced in 1955 as an intermediate model between the regular Les Paul guitar and the lower-priced Junior and TV instruments. Like the latter, the Special underwent two successive body redesigns in 1958 and 1961 while the Les Paul affiliation was discontinued in late 1959. The model was then renamed SG Special without any apparent changes in the specification other than the removal of Les Paul marking. Overall four variants of the Special can be distinguished between 1955 and 1965.”, “Les Paul Special (1955-1958) ...”, “Les Paul Special (1955-1958) ...”, “Les Paul Special (1959) ...”, “SG Special (1959-1961) ...”, “SG Special (1961-...
  • Gibson Les Paul Special and Gibson Les Paul TV Special Guitars 1955 to 1961. Vintage Guitar Info.
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