>>1957 Les Paul
Not too sure of the exact price, but if it was still around in that condition today it would be worth a tidy sum (to say the least). Guitars like that are very desireable.
>>it was stolen by some junkie and pawned in NYC.
Its heartbreaking when some scumbag steals something you cherish and disposes of it in such a casual manner.
btw, how did you know he pawned it? Did you manage to trace it or are you guessing?