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Gibson Murphy Lab 57 Les Paul Electric Guitar Goldtop Darkback Light Aged

Manufacturer: Gibson
SKU: 8300429
$9,639.00
The Gibson 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Darkback Light Aged - Featuring Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab.
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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 also features Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab.

The Murphy Lab Light Aged finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of natural play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era.


Features

  • Features Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab.
  • Certificate of Authenticity, Mounted Custom Shop Switch Plate Medallion; Reissue Switch Backplate in Case
  • Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch Case
  • Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.

Specifications

  • Neck Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Chunky C-Shape
  • Finish: Goldtop Darkback Light Aged
  • Scale Length: 24.75
  • Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12
  • Number Of Frets: 22
  • Frets: Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall
  • Nut Material: Nylon
  • Nut Width: 1.687
  • End of Board Width: 2.24
  • Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
  • Body Shape: Les Paul
  • Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
  • Back: 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
  • Tuner Plating: Nickel
  • 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
  • TrussRod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube
  • Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
  • Control Knobs: Butyrate Gold Top Hats
  • Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
  • Switchwasher: 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)
  • Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity, Mounted Custom Shop Switch Plate Medallion; Reissue Switch Backplate in Case
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