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Hi. Looking for Gibson Les Paul Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price lists (MSRP) from 1986 till now.

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Only original sources. Screenshots are ok. Only Standard Modell ok. Years I already collected: see attachment.

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Hi, is the R8 you have in the For Sale forum still available by any chance?

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I tried to email you but your earthlink address bounced back. How may I contact you?
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