2022 Gibson Murphy Lab ’61 ES-335, Cherry Red, Ultra Light Aged, New!

This is a 2022 Gibson Murphy Lab ’61 ES-335, Cherry Red, Ultra Light Aged, New with COA and Case. Murphy Lab Guitars are only listed as Right Handed in the Gibson catalog. Left Handed models are available only as Special Order/Made-To-Measure: it took almost 2 years to get this special custom-ordered Lefty Murphy Lab!

DESCRIPTION:
The Historic Reissue ES-335 is back and better than ever thanks to a year of studying, scanning, and listening to original examples. The expert craftspeople at Gibson Custom Shop have rendered every contour, profile, inlay and color of the priceless vintage models in magnificent detail.

The result is a playing and ownership experience that will keep you coming back for more. The 1961 Reissue models utilize rounded cutaways, slim-taper neck profiles scanned from originals, dot inlays and vintage-replica parts.

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:
·Body Material: 3-ply Maple/Poplar/Maple
·Centerblock: Solid Maple
·Binding: 1-Ply Royalite
·Body Finish: Murphy Lab Aged Nitrocellulose Lacquer

NECK:
·Profile: SlimTaper™ 60s C
·Scale Length: 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
·Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
·Fingerboard Radius: 304.8 mm / 12 in
·Fret Count: 22
·Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo
·Nut Material: Nylon
·Nut Width: 42.85 mm / 1.687 in
·Inlays: Pearloid Dot
·Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

HARDWARE:
·Finish: Nickel; Murphy Lab Light Aged
·Bridge: ABR-1
·Saddle Material: Nickel-plated Brass
·Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
·Tuning Machines: Kluson Single Line, Double Ring
·Pickguard: Black 5-Ply Wide Bevel
·Truss Rod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube
·Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
·Control Knobs: Gold or Black Top Hats w/ Silver Inserts
·Switch Tip: Cream
·Strap Buttons: Aluminum
·Mounting Rings: Black M69 Medium & Tall
·Pickup Covers: Authentic Profile Nickel Silver

ELECTRONICS:
·Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
·Controls: 2 Volume/2 Tone CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
·Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
·Output Jack: Switchcraft
·Strings Gauge
·.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046

MISCELLANEOUS:
·Case: Black/Yellow Custom Shop Hardshell
·Accessories: Gibson Murphy Lab Certificate of Authenticity

$6995