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What color is my Les Paul?


brandonhutch
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Hello all.  I picked this guitar up years ago for a great price but now I'm very interested in the details.  Running the serial number through the database shows it as a 2002 made in Korea.  It appears to be a Les Paul Plus Top by all indications but I cannot nail down an official color.  It appears much of a richer/darker color than either the Desertburst or Iced Tea but maybe it is one of those.

 

Any help is appreciated and thank you in advance!

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That model of Epiphone Les Paul was offered in the following finishes, according to Fjestad's Blue Book:
Honey Burst, Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Trans. Amber, Trans. Blue, Vintage Sunburst, or Wine Red.

 I have looked up examples of all those finishes, and yours doesn't resemble any of those. 

Whatever it is, it sure is beautiful!!
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On 12/25/2019 at 2:53 AM, Pinch said:

Looks like a burgundy red that's been in a window for a while?

Great LPs, the PlusTops.


Well, I can't speak for the storage conditions in the the 3 years between manufacture and when I purchased it, but it's been in the case ever since 2005.  🤷‍♂️

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