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Gibson Custom Shop 1960 Les Paul Standard V2 Neck Tomato Soup Burst Murphy Lab Ultra Heavy Aged (223)

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 "reector" 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 Ultra Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab. The Murphy Lab Heavy 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: Les Paul
Back: 1-Piece Solid Lightweight Mahogany
Top: 2-Piece Figured Maple, Hide Glue Fit
Weight Relief: None
Binding: 1-Ply Royalite
Neck: Solid Mahogany
Profile: 1960 SlimTaper
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: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
Knobs: Amber Butyrate Top Hats with Silver Inserts
Tuners: Kluson Single Line, Double Ring
Plating: Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
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
Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch