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Gibson Custom Les Paul Standard Figured Top Murphy Painted and Aged
Series: Custom Shop Les Paul Standard
Neck Material: Solid Mahogany, Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
Neck Profile: Murphy Medium C-Shape
Fingerboard: Solid Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Scale Length: 24.75", 62.865cm
Body Material: Lightweight Solid Mahogany Body, Handpicked 2 Piece Figured Maple Top, Hide Glue Fit
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Murphy Sunburst
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum
Electronics: Neck pickup Custombucker Bridge pickup Custombucker
Controls: 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Hand-Wired Harness with Bumblebee Capacitors, Switchcraft Toggle Switch
Case Aged Lacquer Brown/Pink Custom Shop
Quantity available 100
The Gibson Les Paul is one of the most iconic guitars ever put into production, with such a rich history and timeless appeal, the bar has been set pretty high. The Gibson Custom Tom Murphy Painted and Aged Les Paul Standard is a masterpiece, a truly authentic vintage experience.
With a traditional solid Mahogany body, this Les Paul benefits from a majestic hand-picked Figured Maple top for the ultimate tonewood partnership. Rich and super resonant it offers premium tone and timeless aesthetics. The nitro lacquer finish is where things start to get really special though. For as long as the Gibson Custom Shop has been recreating vintage Les Pauls, Tom Murphy has been perfecting the craft of capturing the vibe and feel of the originals. With his distinctive Sunburst finish and meticulous ageing process, Tom Murphy is the go to guy for a true vintage Gibson experience. The three dimensional, Murphy Sunburst finish captures Tom's idea of the perfect Les Paul, it's a playable work of art.
The Long Tenon Mahogany neck is topped with a lush Rosewood fingerboard, with classic Gibson Trapezoid inlays this guitar looks every bit the real deal. The neck is set using genuine hot hide glue, this vintage technique is said to increase tonal response when compared with modern synthetic glue, just adding to this guitars tone monster status. With the Murphy Medium 'C' neck shape it's comfortable and perfectly balanced.
Appearance is nothing without tone and this Tom Murphy Les Paul Standard features a pair of incredible Custom Bucker pickups. According to Gibson these are the most historically accurate PAF clone on the market, with an ultra-rich harmonic quality, it's as close as you can get to the classic Les Paul tone. With CTS pots and a hand-wired harness with Bumblebee capacitors this Les Paul is as good as it gets!
The Gibson Custom Tom Murphy Painted and Aged Les Paul Standard is testament to the timeless design crafted by Les Paul all those years ago. With only 100 of these guitars in production and a special Murphy Historic serial number it's perfect for collectors and player alike.