Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1957 SJ-200 'Light Aged Vintage Sunburst' Acoustic Guitar

Available at Acoustic Centre Melbourne

Discover the extraordinary with the Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1957 SJ-200 'Light Aged Vintage Sunburst' Acoustic Guitar. This isn't just a guitar; it's a masterful work of art meticulously crafted to bring the vintage vibe and feel of a classic to your fingertips.

The 1957 SJ-200 is a unique, handcrafted masterpiece, expertly aged to perfection by the Murphy Lab. Tom Murphy, a legend in Gibson's history, has poured his unparalleled expertise into aging these instruments. His meticulous techniques and exclusive knowledge of nitrocellulose varnish bring out the character, vibe, and feel of an original vintage Gibson, making each guitar a true work of art.

This Custom Shop masterpiece boasts hand-selected maple for the back and sides, a headstock stinger, and a thermally aged Sitka spruce top for that unmistakable vintage magic. The mother-of-pearl Graduated Crown inlays on the rosewood fingerboard are a testament to the meticulous craftsmanship, and the Four Bar Moustache bridge and floral pickguard add a stage-ready aesthetic that demands attention.

Experience the power of the Super Jumbo body, designed to cut through the loudest acoustic ensembles. The SJ-200 delivers a well-balanced, loud, and clear sound that will leave you breathless. Whether you're a rocker or a country picker, this guitar offers outstanding sound, projection, build quality, and jaw-dropping looks that will turn heads.

Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history. Elevate your playing experience with the Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab 1957 SJ-200 – a guitar that's not just aged; it's legendary. Order now from Acoustic Centre and enjoy free shipping!

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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We endeavour to show the actual instrument in stock whenever possible, but the guitar in stock may differ slightly from the one shown on our website. Materials used can look different from guitar to guitar, including timber grain and colour, parts colours and finishing. If an instrument is a one-of-a-kind or preowned guitar, the picture will always be of the actual guitar in stock, but production models may have slight variations to the picture shown.

If you're after a particular look, feel free to email us at or send us a message through our chat service to request photos of the actual guitar in stock. We are more than happy to send through pictures of all in-stock guitars, to make your choice easier.

Please note that returns will not be accepted for variations in timber grain /  colouring, finish variations and parts colouring, unless there is a fault with the instrument. If you have any questions at all regarding an instrument's appearance, just drop us a line - we're always happy to send photos, and if we have more than one instrument in stock you'll be able to choose the exact guitar that you receive!

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