Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo Acoustic Guitar (with Case)

Experience the look, feel, and tone of the 1942 Southern Jumbo. This Custom Shop version has been lightly aged in the Murphy Lab to look like the real thing.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Thermally Aged adirondack red spruce top aged to vintage specs: crisp, clean tone
Rosewood back and sides Warm tone with long sustain
Rosewood fretboard Open, warm tone and smooth playing feel
Bone nut Enhanced sonic character

The Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1942 Banner Southern Jumbo features the vibe of a vintage Gibson Acoustic that has been well cared for generations. The thermally aged Adirondack red spruce top and rosewood back and sides have outstanding tonal response and superior playability. At home playing first-position chords or picking lead blues licks, the Southern Jumbo is a versatile instrument. Proudly displaying the "Only a Gibson is Good Enough" banner on the headstock, this custom instrument also includes an open slot bridge, an aged bone saddle and nut, and the classic 1.77" nut width. It features Light Aging by the skilled artisans of the Murphy Lab.

The Murphy Lab Light Aged finish treatment, paired with lightly aged hardware, simulates decades of light play wear, giving it the unique character, vibe, and feel of an original example from the Gibson Golden Era.


- Murphy's Lab Custom Shop recreation of the classic, vintage 1942 acoustic
- Jumbo acoustic shape
- Rosewood body
- Thermally aged Adirondack Red Spruce top for the full vintage effect
- Artisan aged for a unique character
- Rosewood belly down bridge
- Mother of Pearl Inlay
- "Only a Gibson is Good Enough" banner adorns the headstock

- Shape: J-45
- Material: Rosewood
- Top: Thermally Aged Red Spruce
- Neck: Mahogany
- Neck Profile: C
- Nut Width: 44.95mm
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Scale Length: 628.65mm
- Number of frets: 19
- Nut: Aged Bone
- Inlay: Mother of Pearl Parallelograms
- Bridge: Rosewood; Belly Down, Open Slot
- Tuners: Open Back, Cream Button
- Plating: Aged Nickel
- Case: Period Correct Hardshell Case
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Light Aged Vintage Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): CSRSSJVSLA

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-444-2766

Light Aged Vintage Sunburst

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