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Electric Guitars Gibson Custom Murphy Lab 1968 Les Paul Custom Ultra Light Aged

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The 1968 Les Paul™ Custom stood apart from its 1950s predecessors in a few significant ways. Instead of a solid mahogany body, it now had a solid maple top on a mahogany back - adding the clarity and bite that many rock guitarists sought. It also came standard with two humbuckers as opposed to three, providing additional picking clearance. And lastly it had a 14-degree peghead angle for reduced string tension. This set of features instantly became the new standard for the Les Paul Custom model, which has been produced continuously by Gibson ever since. This 1968 Les Paul Custom Reissue was designed to be the final say in historical accuracy, tone and feel. Every detail and spec was meticulously revived by the skilled artisans at Gibson Custom Shop to provide an amazing, life-long vintage ownership experience. It features Ultra Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab. The Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of light play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era.

Neck Material - Solid Mahogany
Neck Profile - Authentic '68 Medium C-Shape
Scale Length - 24.75
Fingerboard Material - Solid Ebony
Fingerboard Radius - 12
Number Of Frets - 22
Frets - Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material - Nylon
Nut Width - 1.687
End of Board Width - 2.24
Inlays - Mother of Pearl Block
Joint - Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
BODY
Body Shape - Les Paul
Top - 2-Piece Plain Maple
Back - 1-Piece Mahogany
HARDWARE
Hardware Finish - Gold; Murphy Lab Light Aged
Tuner Plating - Gold
Bridge - ABR-1 (Wired)
Tailpiece - Stop Bar
Tuning Machines - Kluson Waffleback
Pickguard - Black Multi-Ply
TrussRod - 2-way Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover - Authentic 2-Ply Les Paul Custom
Control Knobs - Black Witch Hats with Gold Inserts
Switch Tip - Cream
Switchwasher - Black
Jack Plate Cover - Black Multi-Ply
Control Covers - Black
Strap Buttons - Brass
Mounting Rings - Black M69
Pickup Covers - Authentic Profile Gold-plated Nickel Silver
ELECTRONICS
Neck Pickup - 68 Custom Humbucker
Bridge Pickup - 68 Custom Humbucker
Accessories - Certificate of Authenticity, Mounted Custom Shop Switch Plate Medallion; Reissue Switch Backplate in Case

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