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Gibson Custom Shop 59 Les Paul Standard Brazilian RW Toms Dark Burst Murphy Lab Heavy Aged NH w/case

Gibson Custom Shop 59 Les Paul Standard Brazilian RW Toms Dark Burst Murphy Lab Heavy Aged NH w/case

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Weight: 8lb 1oz

1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue Limited Edition Murphy Lab Aged With Brazilian Rosewood

The Gibson Custom Shop and Murphy Lab are proud to introduce a new limited run incorporating Tom Murphy's deep knowledge of vintage guitars, passion for his craft, and inspired creativity to bring his vision of the ultimate 1959 Les Paul™ Standard reissues to life. These extraordinary guitars utilize handpicked materials of the highest quality. including Brazilian rosewood fretboards, super lightweight mahogany bodies, and AAAA-figured maple tops that were cherry-picked and set aside specifically for this release. Their Murphy Lab aging is unique and distinct from other Murphy Lab offerings and completely exclusive to this distinguished limited run, with a heavy treatment and notable touches like custom-aged plated and plastic parts. Each finish option was developed and selected by Tom Murphy as well. A total of six colors, with 50 guitars in each color, will be a part of this very special limited run, and a leather-bound certificate of authenticity and an aged Lifton hardshell case are also included with each one of these exceptional instruments.


Shape - Les Paul

Material - Super Lightweight Mahogany

Top - Hand Selected AAAA Figured Maple

Binding - Single Ply Cream Royalties, Top and Fretboard



Material - Solid Mahogany

Profile - 50’s Rounded Medium C 

Nut width - 1.69” / 42.85mm

Fingerboard - Brazilian Rosewood

Scale length - 24.75” / 628.65mm

Number of frets - 22

Nut - Nylon

Inlay - Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid


Bridge - ABR-1 Historic Reissue

Saddle material - Nickel-plated Brass

Tailpiece - Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar; 1950’s style Bigsby B7 on Tom’s Tri-Burst

Tuners - Kluson Single Line, Single Ring

Plating - Nickel; Murphy Lab Aged 


Neck pickup - Custombucker, Alnico 5 Magnet, Zebra Coils (Unpotted) 

Bridge pickup - Custombucker, Alnico 5 Magnet, Zebra Coils (Unpotted) 

Controls - 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-oil capacitors. 

Case - Aged Brown/Pink Lipton Reissue 5 Latch Case 


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