With a weight of 2773 grams, you don’t necessarily feel like you have a Les Paul at your strap.
The MHS (Memphis Historic Specs) humbuckers are historically correct slightly underwound and the magnets are unbalanced. The tone is extremely open and woody.
The hard nitro lacquer of the Goltop is wonderfully cracked, the wood can breathe much more freely.
The hardware gaged from the factory (VOS).
For a comparable Murphy Lab Les Paul, prices are now in the 5-digit range.
Good condition with traces of use. Buckleware on the back, The buttons visually show cracks but work flawlessly.
Series: Gibson Memphis – Custom Shop
Type: ES-Les Paul
Top: 3-ply maple/poplar/maple
Back & sides: 3-ply maple/ poplar/maple
Massive center block: Yes
Binding: 1-ply, cream
Neck construction: Glued
Neck profile: Rounded-‘C’ relatively slim
Fingerboard radius in inches: 12
Frets quantity: 22
Fingerboard inlays: Trapezoid
Saddle material: bone
nut width in mm: 43.1
Scale length in mm: 628
Pickup equipment: HH
Pickup manufacturer: Gibson
Neck pickup: MHS Humbucker, Alnico III
Bridge pickup: MHS Humbucker, Alnico II
Controls: 2x Vol, 2x Tone
Bridge: Gibson ABR-1, Titanium Saddles
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Machine heads: Kluson Single Ring Tulip
Belt pins: Standard
Hardware: Nickel, aged
Color name: Gold top
String gauge ex works: .010 – .046
With original case