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2021 Gibson Custom Shop / Murphy Lab 1959 Les Paul Standard Ultra Light Aged Sunrise Tea Burst

Murphy Lab Collection brings together many years of aging technology.

The new model is based on the 1959 Les Paul, which is one of the most popular Les Paul models, and uses a combination of light weather checking and light aged hardware to recreate the condition of the model that was carefully stored in the case.

The flame is wonderful, and the matching sunrise tea burst finish is also great. It uses rolled binding, which gives it a good neck feel, and the playability is appealing without making you feel the thickness of the neck.


Accessories: Certificate, hard case and goodies

Murphy Lab Description :

Murphy Lab, born within the Custom Shop, is an aging department where an artisan team led by vintage expert and aging pioneer Tom Murphy creates innovative aged products using new technology.

Tom Murphy, who was a founding member of the Gibson Custom Shop and a project leader for the development of the Historic Collection, has since been active in the aging technique that brings vintage look and feel to new guitars. Ta.

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It has contributed to the aging of models of many legends such as Dickie Betts and Gary Rossington.

Due to the nature of Tom Murphy and Gibson, cracks called weather check occur under the finish due to aging.

We scientifically analyzed nitrocellulose lacquer from the 1950s and 1960s, unraveled the process of its change, and repeatedly tested prototypes of all models to develop a lacquer process that reproduces the same natural weather check as vintage. did.

Based on the Historic Collection, Murphy Lab products are an innovative aged product that combines this new lacquer process with hand-aging techniques that Tom Murphy has honed over the years. level, offering a vintage look, feel and sense of ownership.

Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1959 Les Paul Standard Ultra Light Aged Sunrise

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