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Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Ultra Light Aged Murphy Lab 731071


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Weight: 9 lbs 4 oz

Neck depth 1st fret: .92"
Neck depth 12th fret: 1.02"

As Good as Gold

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.

The iconic '57 Goldtop has been the tool of choice for countless guitar heroes. Its elegant gold finish, classic solid mahogany/maple construction and versatile humbucking pickups represent everything one could possibly need in a Les Paul model. This authentic recreation exemplifies Gibson Custom Shop's tireless quest for accuracy to the original year of production, from the woods to the construction to the parts and precise contours throughout. Each Custom Shop Reissue is every bit the instrument and statement piece as the priceless vintage examples, providing an ownership experience that is endlessly fun.


Body ShapeLes Paul

Top2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit

Back1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany

Binding1-Ply Royalite

Weight ReliefNone

FinishNitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)


MaterialSolid Mahogany

ProfileChunky C-Shape

Scale Length24.75" / 628.65mm

Fingerboard MaterialIndian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit

Fingerboard Radius12"

Number Of Frets22

FretsHistoric Gibson Narrow/Tall

Nut MaterialNylon

Nut Width1.69" / 42.85mm

End of Board Width2.24" / 56.89mm

InlaysAged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid

JointLong Tenon, Hide Glue Fit



Tuner PlatingNickel

BridgeNo-Wire ABR-1

Saddle MaterialNickel-plated Brass

TailpieceLightweight Aluminum Stop Bar

Tuning MachinesKluson Single Line, Single Ring

PickguardLaminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

TrussRodAuthentic 1950s No-Tube

Truss Rod CoverAuthentic Stepped 2-Ply

Control KnobsButyrate Gold Top Hats

Switch TipAmber Catalin

SwitchwasherSilkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Jack Plate CoverLaminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Control CoversBrown Royalite

Strap ButtonsAluminum

Mounting RingsM69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Pickup CoversAuthentic Profile Nickel Silver


Neck PickupCustombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)

Bridge PickupCustombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)

ControlsCTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors

Pickup Selector3-Way Switchcraft

Output JackSwitchcraft


Strings.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046

CaseBrown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch

AccessoriesGibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags