Played-in looks, modern performance. The 2017 Les Paul Faded has the look of an instrument that already has a few decades of playing on it and has been shaped directly by the player's hand, for an absolutely perfect fit. This guitar represents the perfect marriage of tradition and modernity. It has modern 490R and 490T humbuckers, 22 polished frets for amazing bends and a great feel, a slim-taper neck profile for fast and comfortable soloing, Ultra-Modern weight relief for comfort and enhanced resonance, and nickel hardware, adding to its yesteryear vibe. It also features our brand new Faded Gloss finish process for a more authentic worn-in look. Delivered in a premium soft case.