Gibson 1959 True Historic Custom Shop Les Paul ’59 Limited Edition Painted & Aged by Tom Murphy R9 «A Murphy Masterpiece» 2017 (NEW)
Limited run to 130 pieces & Unique color «Murphy Burst»
New Gibson Limited Les Paul 1959 R9 Standard, built in 2017- Murphy Aged and Painted Limited Edition. It is a highly figured cherry sunburst aged and painted by Tom Murphy. Tom also picked the tops, and had them built for this run with a deeper dish, and special hardware. The serial numbers were re-worked for this run, with 2017 printed in the the control cavity. These have the ABR-1 Bridge, Bumble Bee Caps, and all the great things that have evolved in the development of the True Historic 59 Burst. This neck is specially designed by Murphy for comfort, and is called a Murphy C. Hot hide glue. Limited run of 130 pieces.
The weight is 8 pounds 13 ounces. The case is aged as well, as can be seen below.
Tom Murphy is, without question, an absolute genius in the world of guitars, and this instrument proves it. This particular piece is one of 130 made, and was built to Tom’s own Spec, including his own super vintage accurate top carve, neck profile and reinforced metal jack plate. Tom picked each and every top for this run, and painted/aged every instrument.
This particular instrument was hand selected, and is one of the most incredible instruments
Wood Species: Lightweight Solid Mahogany Body
Handpicked 2 Piece Figured Maple Top
Hide Glue Fit
Color: Murphy Burst