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Gibson Murphy Lab 1958 Les Paul Standard Washed Cherry Sunburst Ultra Light Aged #80597

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  • Design: Les Paul
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Maple
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Product information - GIBSON 1958 Les Paul Standard Washed Cherry Sunburst Ultra Light Aged #80597

Gibson 1958 Les Paul Reissue from the Gibson Custom Shop with Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged Treatment, including case and COA

The Gibson 1958 Les Paul Standard Washed Cherry Sunburst Ultra Light Aged represents the first vintage of the golden Les Paul era of the late fifties, which heralded the famous Burst models. As a genuine instrument of the Gibson Custom Shop, no expense or effort was spared to reissue the classic as true to the original as possible. In addition to a historically correct wood selection and electronics that have been recreated down to the smallest detail of the corresponding era, an authentic ultra-light aging treatment from the Gibson Murphy Lab is used in this reissue.

Chunky C mahogany neck with long neck base

The key to the success of a good Les Paul Reissue is found in its basic construction, which consists of a strong Chunky C mahogany neck with a long glued neck foot for a direct response with long sustain. The body, also made of mahogany, is one solid piece and carries a two-piece maple top, which is finished with a beautiful Royalite binding. Of course, a 22-fret fretboard made of East Indian rosewood with historically correct Authentic Medium Jumbo fretwire is a must for a successful '58 reissue!

Gibson 1958 Les Paul Standard Washed Cherry Sunburst Ultra Light Aged #80597

Hand-wired electronics with authentic components

The Gibson 1958 Les Paul Standard Washed Cherry Sunburst Ultra Light Aged comes with a hand-wired electronics setup that expertly recreates the sound and response of traditional models. Here, two hand-wound Gibson Custom Bucker pickups are used, which follow the classic PAF recipe with their Alnico III magnets and unwaxed coils. Additionally, the treble roll-off of the tone controls is done via real CTS potentiometers and paper-in-oil capacitors to skillfully recreate Clapton's coveted 'Woman Tone'.

Hardware and Finish with Murphy Lab Aging Treatment

In addition to build and sound, the Gibson 1958 Les Paul Standard Washed Cherry Sunburst Ultra Light Aged's overall cohesive concept includes successful aging to ensure the right look and feel. For this, the Gibson Custom Shop invokes the experts of the Murphy Lab, which skilfully applies an Ultra Light Aged treatment to both the nitrocellulose finish and the nickel-plated hardware appoint ments of the 1958 Les Paul. The result is an aged, yet amazingly well-maintained instrument with minimal signs of wear that will continue to accumulate authentic playing marks over time.

The Gibson 1958 Les Paul Standard Washed Cherry Sunburst Ultra Light Aged at a glance:

  • 1958 Les Paul Reissue Model from the Gibson Custom Shop.
  • Serial number 80597
  • One-piece mahogany body with two-piece maple top and Royalite binding
  • Chunky C mahogany neck with long neck heel (Long Neck Tenon)
  • 22 fret fretboard made of East Indian rosewood with Authentic Medium Jumbo fretwire
  • Two Gibson Custom Bucker pickups with Alnico III magnets
  • Hand-wired electronics with oil-paper capacitors
  • Gibson ABR-1 Tune-o-Matic bridge and stopbar
  • Kluson single line/single ring machine heads
  • Nickel hardware, Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged
  • Washed Cherry Sunburst, Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged
  • Includes case and certificate

Features:

  • Manufacturer: Gibson
  • Series: Murphy Lab Collection
  • Design: Les Paul
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Maple
  • Binding: Royalite
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Construction: Long Neck Tenon, set
  • Neck Profile: Chunky C-Shape
  • Scale in mm: 628
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard Type: Fretted
  • Fretboard Radius in Inches: 12
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Format: Historic Narrow Tall
  • Fretboard Inlays: Trapeze
  • Nut type: Nylon
  • Nut width in mm: 42.9
  • Width at Last Fret: 56.9
  • Pickup: HH
  • Manufacturer pickups: Gibson
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Bucker, Alnico III
  • Middle Pickup: No
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Bucker, Alnico III
  • Piezo Pickup: No
  • Active pickups: No
  • Coil-splitting: No
  • Electronic: Handwired, Paper-in-Oil Caps
  • Switch: 3-Way
  • Control: 2x Vol, 2x Tone
  • Bridge: Gibson ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Aluminium Stopbar
  • Tuners: Kluson Single Line/Single Ring
  • Strap Button: Standard
  • Hardware: Aged Nickel
  • String Gauge: .010 - .046
  • Factory Tuning: Standard E
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Finish: Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged
  • Colour: Washed Cherry Sunburst
  • Number of Strings: 6
  • Case included: Yes
  • Gigbag included: No
  • Certificate: Yes
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