Duane Allman Gibson 1959 Les Paul Tobacco Burst Mini Guitar Replica Collectible
AXE HEAVEN® is proud to present an incredible officially licensed miniature guitar collection with Gibson and the Duane Allman Estate. These model tributes represent the signature electric guitars Duane Allman played before millions of fans during his career and that influenced multiple generations of players around the world.
In 2015 Howard Duane Allman (1946 - 1971) was voted number 9 in Rolling Stone Magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists poll. On top of being the founder of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, Duane was a soulful, versatile guitarist who in his short career was also a session player who recorded with a slew of artists including Aretha Franklin, Boz Scaggs, Ronnie Hawkins, Herbie Mann, King Curtis, John Hammond Jr., Delaney & Bonnie, Wilson Pickett, Cowboy, Johnny Jenkins, Lulu, Clarence Carter, Arthur Conley, Otis Rush, Irma Thomas, Sam Samudio, Petula Clark. Duane was also a member of Derek & the Dominos with Eric Clapton, playing on the legendary 1970 ‘Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs’ album. He took the art of slide guitar to a whole new level, with a distinct tone like no other.
The original 1959 Les Paul standard tobacco burst was purchased by Duane in June of 1971 & used in the final months of his life. The axe nicknamed 'Hot Lanta' is heard on the live recordings from the closing of the Fillmore East concert on June 27, 1971, some of which was released on the deluxe edition of the band's Eat A Peach LP. Duane also played it on the Live from A&R Studios in New York, August 26, 1971, a radio broadcast which was later officially released as well. After Duane’s death, ABB roadie Twiggs Lyndon changed out the frets & had the original frets mounted on the back with the name ‘DUANE’ spelled out.
The original axe now owned by Duane’s daughter Galadrielle, has been on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
- Brand: Axe Heaven
- Size: Each guitar model is approximately 10” in length.
- Each AXE HEAVEN® ornamental replica guitar is 1:4 scale and is individually handcrafted from solid wood, with metal tuning keys.
- Includes a high-quality miniature adjustable A-frame guitar stand for display.
- Packed in an AXE HEAVEN® guitar case gift box.
- All mini guitars are packed in the same style box measuring 11.75" W x 4.5" D x 1.25" H
- AXE HEAVEN® Miniature Replica guitars look great but are Not playable.
- These ornamental miniature replica guitar collectibles make great gifts for musicians & music aficionados alike!
- Weight: approximately 9 oz.
- Officially licensed & approved by the Duane Allman estate.
- Product materials are sourced from Brazil & Indonesia then assembled & packaged in the USA.
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