SOLD - Gibson Custom ‘63 SG Special Murphy Lab SG - USA 2020
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‘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 profiles, 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 Wood: 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer, Ultra-Light Aged
Neck Wood: 1-Piece Mahogany Neck with Long Neck Tenon
Neck Shape: Authentic '63 Medium C
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12”
Inlays: Pearloid Dots
Frets: 22, Medium Jumbo
Scale Length: 24.75”
Nut Width: 1.687”
Neck Pickup: Custom Soapbar P-90 single-coil pickup
Bridge Pickup: Custom Soapbar P-90 single-coil pickup
Controls: 3-way toggle switch; 2 volume, 2 tone controls; CTS audio taper pots and Bumblebee capacitors
Bridge: Lightning Bar Wraparound Tailpiece
Tuners: Kluson Strip with White buttons
Hardware Finish: Nickel
This guitar is set up beautifully with a fast, low action and pretty much plays itself. It is light and resonant even without amplification. And that natural resonance just bursts into sonic bloom when you plug it in.
It presents in near new condition and the relic job is intricate and beautiful, with some amazing checking that looks every bit like a vintage SG should.
This Gibson Custom 1963 Les Paul SG Special Murphy Lab absolutely nails the original look, sound, and feel of the legendary '63 Les Paul SG Special.
Comes in its Gibson Custom hard shell case with lots of case candy and its Certificate of Authenticity.