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Gibson Custom Shop 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue Limited Edition Murphy Lab Aged/Brazilian Rosewood Tom’s Dark Burst 8.4 #94017

Serial Number: #94017
Weight: 8 lbs 4 oz

Background: Tom Murphy, the namesake of the Murphy Lab, was central in the creation of the Gibson Custom Shop and personally developed the process of aging guitars. With a deep knowledge of authentic instruments, passion for his craft, and visionary creativity, Tom has developed the tools and techniques to age guitars with more accuracy and attention to detail than ever before.

Unique Value Proposition: This represents the first ever Murphy Lab Brazilian Rosewood limited run of 1959 Reissue Les Paul Standards. Features include hand-picked tops, super light backs, Tom Murphy-developed custom colors, a Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard, and unique Murphy Lab aging that is completely exclusive to this very special run. It includes a leather-wrapped COA book, an insert mentioning the limited quantities and an aged Lifton hardshell case. Six colors with 50 guitars each will be a part of this very special run.

Only 50 units built worldwide!

Other specifications include:

  • Body Style Les Paul
  • Body Shape Les Paul
  • Top 2-Piece Figured Maple, Hide Glue Fit
  • Back 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany
  • Binding 1-Ply Royalite
  • Body Finish Murphy Lab Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Weight Relief None
  • Profile 50s Rounded Medium C (.903″ / .993″)
  • Scale Length 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
  • Fingerboard Material Brazilian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius 304.8 mm / 12 in
  • Fret Count 22
  • Frets Historic Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut Material Nylon
  • Nut Width 42.85 mm / 1.687 in
  • End Of Board Width 56.89 mm / 2.239 in
  • Inlays Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Joint Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
  • Finish Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
  • Bridge 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 Gold Butyrate Top Hats
  • Switch Tip Amber Catalin
  • Switch washer Replica Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Jack Plate Cover Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Control Covers Black 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
  • Strings Gauge .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
  • Accessories Certificate of Authenticity, Mounted Custom Shop Switch Plate Medallion; Reissue Switch Backplate in Case
  • LPR59PSL21493B
  • 8 lbs 4 oz
  • #94017

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$19,999.00

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