Gibson teases the future of its artificial ageing in first shots from the Murphy Lab

The Gibson CMO showed off three aged Les Pauls.

Murphy Lab Les Pauls

Two of three aged guitars shown off. Image: Cesar Gueikian via Instagram.

Gibson’s CMO, Cesar Gueikian, has shared the first look at what its newly created Murphy Lab is up to.

Announced at the end of last year, the Murphy lab is a special diversion of the Gibson Custom Shop, named for ‘Master Artisan’ Tom Murphy. Murphy is well-renowned for his experience in ageing Gibson guitars.

Cesar’s post on Instagram, below, gives us the first insight as to the first results of some prototype aged guitars. Take a look below:

Writing about the photos, Cesar said: “We’re working on some #epic stuff #prototype at the Murphy Lab – Gibson Custom Shop Historic Collection.”

More details on when the fruits of the Murphy Lab’s work might be available to order are yet to be revealed.

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