Metallica’s Kirk Hammett’s “Sunny” 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard is up for grabs

If you’re sitting on a pile of cash and itching for some rock ‘n’ roll swagger, we’ve got just the thing for you.

Attention guitar enthusiasts and collectors! The opportunity of a lifetime has arrived. Metallica’s very own Kirk Hammett’s beloved 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard, affectionately known as “Sunny,” is now up for sale.

That’s right, you could be the proud owner of a guitar that has not only rocked stages worldwide but also holds an esteemed place in the Gibson Certified Vintage program.

Gibson 1960 Les Paul Standard burst guitar in Cherry Sunburst finish
Credit: Ross Halfin

Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, has curated a collection of rare vintage guitars, and “Sunny” is the shining star in this lineup. This guitar, produced during the golden era of Gibson between 1958 and 1960, is a true gem among the most sought-after instruments. And now, it can be yours.

With only 1,600 Les Pauls produced between 1958 and 1960, and a mere four made for left-handers, “Sunny” shines as a jewel among its exclusive brethren. This vintage Gibson masterpiece, bearing the serial number 0 1490 and shipped in 1960, carries an illustrious history.

After passing through the hands of a prominent collector, it found its way into the possession of Kirk Hammett, the masterful guitarist of Metallica. “Sunny” quickly became one of Hammett’s most cherished instruments, embodying his distinctive sound and playing style.

With its Cherry Sunburst finish, impeccable condition, and a tone that cuts through like sunshine on a cloudy day, “Sunny” captures the essence of Kirk Hammett’s legendary sound. Its unique features, including a blend of 1959 parts and cosmetics with a 1960 SlimTaper™ neck profile, make it a player’s dream. And let’s not forget the mesmerizing side-to-side figuring on the maple top, adding an extra touch of exclusivity and value.

Gibson 1960 Les Paul Standard burst guitar in Cherry Sunburst finishGibson Certified Vintage stands as a testament to Gibson’s dedication to preserving and celebrating the history of these iconic instruments. Each guitar in this program comes with a detailed letter of appraisal, confirming its authenticity and providing a glimpse into its illustrious past.

And here’s the kicker—Gibson is offering a limited lifetime warranty for all their Certified Vintage guitars, ensuring that your prized possession remains protected for years to come.

So, whether you’re a die-hard Metallica fan, a devoted guitar aficionado, or simply someone who appreciates owning a piece of rock history, don’t miss this opportunity to own Kirk Hammett’s “Sunny” 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard.

Visit the Gibson Garage in Nashville, TN, or head to their website to secure your place in the rock ‘n’ roll hall of fame. Get ready to unleash your inner rock god and make “Sunny” your own.

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