Did Gibson’s Cesar Gueikian just tease Murphy Lab acoustics?

Gibson Murphy Lab Acoustics
(Image credit: Cesar Gueikian / Instagram)

When Gibson debuted its Murphy Lab range last year, the family of faithfully relic’d six-strings was composed exclusively from electric guitars, and introduced a range of Les Pauls, ES-335s and SGs that boasted period-accurate aesthetics.

At the time, it seemed that it was just a matter of time before a range of acoustic guitars would also receive the same groundbreaking aging treatment from Tom Murphy's lab – especially considering how popular the Custom Shop line has become.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.