Description

Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1957 Les Paul Special Ultra Light Aged in TV Yellow

This guitar is in stock and ready to purchase – $4,299 – Call to order!

The Gibson Les Paul Special started out as a student guitar in the ’50s, seen as the Standards little brother. This model comes from the Murphy Lab and boasts a unique “Ultra Light” aging process, giving the guitar some finish checking and some fading of the finish as well. The 1-piece mahogany body is fitted with a mahogany neck, which has a chunky “C” profile and an Indian rosewood fingerboard w/ 12″ radius. The guitar also features two Custom Soap Bar P90s, giving it a diverse tonal palette. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call!

Weight 7lbs 11oz

Specs:

Body

Body Shape
Les Paul
Body Material
1-Piece Solid Mahogany
Binding
Fingerboard 1-Ply Cream
Weight Relief
None
Finish
Nitrocellulose Lacquer; Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged

Neck

Material
Solid Mahogany
Profile
Chunky C-Shape
Scale Length
24.75″ / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material
Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius
12″
Number Of Frets
22
Frets
Authentic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material
Nylon
Nut Width
1.69″ / 42.85mm
End of Board Width
2.24″ / 56.89mm
Inlays
Celluloid Dot
Joint
Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Hardware

Finish
Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
Tuner Plating
Nickel
Tailpiece
Wraparound
Tuning Machines
Kluson Strip with White Buttons
Pickguard
Black Multi-Ply
TrussRod
Authentic 1950s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover
Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
Control Knobs
Black Top Hats
Switch Tip
Amber
Switchwasher
Black
Jack Plate Cover
Black Multi-Ply
Strap Buttons
Aluminum
Pickup Covers
Black Soapbar

Electronics

Neck Pickup
Custom Soapbar P-90
Bridge Pickup
Custom Soapbar P-90
Controls
2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
Pickup Selector
3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack
1/4″ Switchcraft