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Gibson Custom Shop M2M 1959 Les Paul Standard Chambered Lemon Burst Murphy Lab Heavy Aged w/case

Gibson Custom Shop M2M 1959 Les Paul Standard Chambered Lemon Burst Murphy Lab Heavy Aged w/case

Regular price ¥1,571,800
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Tone Shop Guitars Exclusive Made to Measure Chambered R9 with Handpicked Tops

See photos at the end for other tops, listed by serial number and weight. Please contact the store if you’re interested in a specific one. 

The Iconic 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard, chambered and heavy aged by the Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab. The tops were hanpdicked by the custom design team at Tone Shop Guitars. Coming in under 8 lbs, these guitars are lightweight, resonant, and carry extra punch partnered with the Custom Shop's Custombuckers.

Body:

  • 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 Heavy Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Weight Relief - Chambered

Neck:

  • Profile - 50s Rounded Medium C
  • Scale Length - 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
  • Fingerboard Material - Indian 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

Hardware:

  • 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

Electronics:

  • 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

Misc.

  • 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
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