Gibson Custom Shop 1957 “Murphy Lab” Gold Top Les Paul Electric Guitar – Aged Twice!

Gibson Custom Shop 1957 “Murphy Lab” Gold Top Les Paul Electric Guitar – Aged Twice!

$10,500.00

In stock

Check out this Gibson Custom Shop R7 "Murphy Lab" Gold Top Les Paul - Aged Twice! 2nd time by Dan Strain (Danocaster)

Overview:

"The iconic '57 Goldtop has been the tool of choice for countless guitar heroes. Its elegant gold finish, classic solid mahogany/maple construction, and versatile humbucking pickups represent everything one could possibly need in a Les Paul™ model. This authentic recreation exemplifies Gibson Custom Shop's tireless quest for accuracy to the original year of production, from the woods to the construction to the parts and precise contours throughout. Each Custom Shop Reissue is every bit the instrument and statement piece as the priceless vintage examples, providing an ownership experience that is endlessly fun. It features Ultra Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab. The Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of light play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era."

Specifications:

Serial#:72495

Weight: 9.11 lbs

Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit

Back: 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany

Binding: 1-Ply Royalite

Body Finish: Murphy Lab Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Profile: 50s Rounded Medium C

Scale Length: 628.65 mm / 24.75 in

Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 304.8 mm / 12 in

Frets: Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall

Nut Material: Nylon

Nut Width: 42.85 mm / 1.687 in

End Of Board Width: 56.89 mm / 2.239 in

Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid

Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Finish: Murphy Lab Light Aged

Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1

Saddle Material: Nickel-plated Brass

Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar

Tuning Machines: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring

Pickguard: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Truss Rod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube

Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply

Control Knobs: Butyrate Gold Top Hats

Switch Tip: Amber Catalin

Switch washer: Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Jack Plate Cover: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Control Covers: Brown Royalite

Strap Buttons: Aluminum

Mounting Rings: M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Pickup Covers: Authentic Profile Nickel Silver

Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)

Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted)

Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors

Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft

Output Jack: 1/4" Switchcraft

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