Get Ready to Bid on a One of a Kind, Handmade Gibson Classic Custom Les Paul Guitar!
A one of a kindhandmade Gibson Classic Custom Les Paul guitar has been produced and paintedwith the top sheet graphic of the 2013 Volkl Shiro ski by the artisans at Gibson Guitar in Nashville, TN. This unique guitar will be sold via an eBay auction beginning February 14, 2013 at 12:01am (PST) and ending on February 23, 2013 at 12:01am (PST) with proceeds benefitting the High Fives Foundation.
Stay tuned to highfivesfoundation.org for a link to the eBay auction.
In conjunction with its shift to more rocker skis within its line, Vlkl has once again partnered with Gibson Guitars and is again offering up a custom Les Paul guitar. Bidding on the guitar (valued at $7,500) will open on February 14, 2013 at 12:01am (PST). For a chance at winning the guitar and supporting the High Fives Foundation, point your browser to www.gibsonguitar.highfivesfoundation.org after 12:01am (PST)
The auction will close on the night of the Squaw Valley Prom (Sunday, February 24) at 12:01 Supporters will have the option to Buy it NOW for $10,000.
The collaboration with Gibson is a natural for Vlkl, said Director of Promotions Chris Adams. Skiing and music go hand and hand and its a great way to highlight our ELP rocker technology. Adams also said Vlkl couldnt be more proud of the work that the High Fives Foundation is doing. Were honored to support their work by teaming with them on this auction.
The guitar is a Les Paul model that was manufactured at Gibson USA in Nashville, TN and highlights the graphics of Vlkls popular Shiro ski, a popular big mountain model featuring their ELP rocker technology, through a one of kind custom hand-painted top sheet.
To date, the High Fives Foundation has assisted 37 athletes from 10 states in eight respective funding categories which include: living expenses, insurance, travel, health, healing network, adaptive equipment, winter equipment, programs and stoke (positive energy, outlook and attitude).
Vlkl Skis Athlete and independent recording artist, Matt Reardon has cut a track in conjunction with the auction. To listen to the Can I Get a High 5 by Matt Reardon (with Jelly Bread), learn more about the High Fives Foundation and to place a bid on the Gibson Classic Custom Les Paul – Shiro guitar please visit www.gibsonguitar.highfivesfoundation.org.
Key features on the Gibson Classic Custom Les Paul Shiro Guitar:
Mahogany Body with Maple Cap Construction – 60s style slim tapered neck – Grover tuners – Gibson 57 Classic Alnico II Neck Pickup – Gibson 57 Classic Alnico II Bridge Pickup – Lacquer/Nitrocellulose Sealer