Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Black Beauty Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar - Ebony


Joe Bonamassa Collaborates With Epiphone to Create a Replica of His Rare "Black Beauty" Les Paul!

Joe Bonamassa has once again partnered with Epiphone to lovingly replicate one of his most-prized guitars, his "Black Beauty" Les Paul Custom. The 1958 Gibson™ Les Paul™ Custom in black - otherwise known as the “Black Beauty,” is one of the rarest electric guitars made and one of the most coveted. This limited-edition recreation has a 50s neck profile for an era-correct feel, LP Custom bound body and neck, non-weight relieved mahogany body, unique vintage tuners, Orange Drop® capacitors, CTS® potentiometers, two Epiphone ProBucker™ 2 and one ProBucker™ 3 pickups, Switchcraft® output jack, and classic black hardshell case with gold hardware and yellow gold plush lining.

Joe Bonamassa Black Beauty Les Paul Custom Specifications

  • Serial Number: 20071528378
  • Weight: 9.2 lbs


  • Body Shape: Les Paul
  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Binding: Multi-ply Custom
  • Finish: Ebony Gloss


  • Material: Mahogany
  • Profile: 50s
  • Scale Length: 24.72" / 628mm
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony, Antique Ivory binding
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12.01"
  • Number Of Frets: 22
  • Frets: Medium Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Graph Tech® NuBone®
  • Nut Width: 1.69" / 43mm
  • End of Board Width: 2.26" / 57.35mm
  • Inlays: Pearloid blocks
  • Joint: Glued-In, Set Neck; Long Tenon


  • Finish: Gold
  • Tuner Plating: Gold
  • Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic™
  • Tailpiece: LockTone™ Stop Bar
  • Tuning Machines: Epiphone Historic
  • Pickguard: Les Paul, 5-ply
  • TrussRod: Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Cover: 2-ply "Les Paul Custom"
  • Control Knobs: Black Top Hat knobs with dial pointers
  • Switch Tip: Cream
  • Switchwasher: Black; Rhythm/Treble in Gold hot stamp
  • Jack Plate Cover: Square Plate; Black PVC
  • Plastic Parts: Black; PVC
  • Control Covers: Black; PVC
  • Strap Buttons: 2 Gold
  • Mounting Rings: Black; PVC
  • Pickup Covers: Gold


  • Neck Pickup: ProBucker™ 2
  • Middle Pickup: ProBucker™ 2
  • Bridge Pickup: ProBucker™ 3
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone; CTS® potentiometers, Orange Drop® capacitors
  • Pickup Selector: Switchcraft® 3-way toggle
  • Output Jack: 1/4" Switchcraft®


  • Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case: Hardshell
  • Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity binder
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Collections: Electric Guitars

Category: Electric Guitar, Epiphone

Type: Electric