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Gibson Custom Shop 1963 SG Special Murphy Lab Ultra Light Aged Classic White w/ Lightning Bar(373)

Gibson Custom Shop's new Murphy Lab has one purpose: to take expert aging artist Tom Murphy's proprietary techniques to the next level. Here, Tom and his personally trained team of artists use cutting-edge technology and Tom's own processes, developed over years of careful testing, to produce perfect replicas of golden-age Gibsons, each dressed with Tom's brand of authentic, hand-applied playwear, and scientifically reverse-engineered nitrocellulose lacquer, identical to that which the brand used in the 1950s and 1960s. Each Murphy Lab model corresponds to one of four distinct aging levels and features extra-rolled fingerboard binding for a broken-in feel and true-to-life look. 

As the choice of rock 'n roll legends for decades, the original SG™ Special represented simplicity, versatility, and monster tone. This Historic recreation is a clone of the cherished vintage originals with all the modern playability and reliability you expect from the Gibson Custom Shop. It features authentic proles, specs, and construction methods for an incredible playing and ownership experience. It also 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.

Body Shape: SG
Body: 1-Piece Solid Mahogany
Weight Relief: None
Binding: Fingerboard 1-Ply Cream
Neck: 1 Piece Mahogany
Profile: Authentic '63 Medium C-Shapee
Nut width: 1.687" / 42.85mm
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Scale length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Nylon
Inlay: Pearloid Dot
Tailpiece: Lightning Bar Wraparound
Knobs: Black Top Hats with Silver Inserts
Tuners: Kluson Single Line with White Buttons
Plating: Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
Neck pickup: Custom Soapbar P-90
Bridge pickup: Custom Soapbar P-90
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 500K CTS Audio-Taper Potentiometers, Bumblebee Capacitors, Hand-Wired Harness
Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch