“The unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era”: Gibson Custom Shop unveils its first Murphy Lab aged acoustic guitars

Gibson's five new Murphy Lab acoustic guitars
(Image credit: Gibson)

The Gibson Custom Shop has debuted its first Murphy Lab acoustic guitars, with a range of five models that examine some of the firm’s most celebrated builds.

Among the new lineup is a range of body shapes and sizes representing the breadth of Gibson’s catalog, from a small-bodied 1933 L-00, through to a 1942 Banner J-45 and 1942 Banner Jumbo Vintage, onto a 1957 SJ-200 flat top and a 1960 Hummingbird.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.