Gibson Murphy Lab 1960 Les Paul Standard Tangerine Burst Heavy Aged
Slim Neck, Fat Vintage Tones
Gibson Custom - The Murphy Lab Collection
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.
1960 was the last year for the original Les Paul™ Standard, nearly identical to a 1959 model except for a few specs. Most notably, it features a fast-playing slim neck profile, beloved by the many famous musicians who played '60 Bursts including Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, and Paul McCartney. It also has "reflector" Volume & Tone knobs and wider "double-ring" tuner tips. The Custom Shop 1960 Les Paul Standard Reissue is a clone of the originals from the hide-glue construction to the chemically re-engineered plastic parts. Each one is built with extreme care, reverence and attention to detail by expert Custom Shop craftspeople who are committed to providing an authentic vintage ownership experience. It also features Heavy Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab. The Murphy Lab Heavy Aged finish treatment, paired with heavily aged hardware, simulates decades of heavy play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era.
Body Shape Les Paul
Top 2-Piece Figured Maple, Hide Glue Fit
Back 1-Piece Solid Lightweight Mahogany
Binding 1-Ply Royalite
Weight Relief None
Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer; Murphy Lab Heavy Aged
Material Solid Mahogany
Profile 1960 SlimTaper
Scale Length 24.75"
Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Number Of Frets 22
Frets Authentic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material Nylon
Nut Width 1.687"
End of Board Width 2.24"
Inlays Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Joint Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
Finish Nickel; Murphy Lab Heavy Aged
Tuner Plating Nickel
Bridge No-Wire ABR-1
Saddle Material Nickel-plated Brass
Tailpiece Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines Kluson Single Line, Double Ring
Pickguard Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
TrussRod Authentic 1950s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Control Knobs Gold Butyrate Top Hats with Silver Inserts
Switch Tip Amber Catalin
Switchwasher 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
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
Strings Gauge .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case Aged Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch Case
Accessories Certificate of Authenticity, Mounted Custom Shop Switch Plate Medallion; Reissue Switch Backplate in Case
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