2001 Gibson Custom Shop '59 Reissue Les Paul, Murphy aged with Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard
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For your consideration, Garrett Park Guitars presents this 2001 Gibson Custom Shop '59 Reissue Les Paul, Murphy aged with Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard
In 2001 Gibson Custom Shop produced a Limited run of Brazilian board R9's given to award dealers. There were about 50 guitars made in the 9 1203 to 9 1250 range. This is one of the 38 Official Brazilian R9's made in 2001. This guitar is stunning! It has a amazing flamed Eastern Maple top, the maple used on these 50 guitars is so unique that these are immediately recognizable as part of this special run. The finish is also unique and is best described as Iced Tea. This guitar were sent to Tom Murphy for his aging treatment and the finished product is stunning. The pickups have been upgrade with a set of double creme Tim White Timbuckers(originals are in the case). Bridge pickup measures 8.20 ohms, Neck pickup measures 7.33 ohms. This Les Paul looks beautiful but its tone and playability are incredible. One of the nicer Les Pauls we have EVER had! This particular run of Les Pauls with Murphy aging and Brazilian board are some of the most sought after and collectible of all reissue Les Pauls.
Serial Number: 9 1221
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