These models were available to the Japanese market only. Note in 1937-1939 Epiphone sold a model called the Apollo in England. Examples: 70108276 means the instrument was produced on Jan. Gibson labels were Orange and imported labels were Blue. These were remakes of the classic Epiphone archtops of the 1930s and '40s. Maple veneer body, slotted-block fingerboard inlay, nickel plated parts, metal peghead logo plate.
Good to look at and plenty of sound. It has an 'epihpne limited edition' logo printed on the back of the headstock. Electronics Since this is a bare bones entry level model, Epiphone went with their proven set of standard open coil humbuckers. Has the same attributes as Epi's Deluxe archtop, but in a flat top version. . Thanks i have an epiphone sunburst acoustic guitar i am trying to find some info on. Vintage Guitars Info - Epiphone model history collecting vintage guitars Vintage Guitars Info's Vintage Epiphone Guitars.
It is not uncommon for a new model year model to be produced during the previous model year example — a 2015 model may have been built in late 2014. Gibson labels were Orange and imported labels were Blue. Is anyone able to date my Epiphone Sheraton? Everything is packed in tightly and works reliably enough. The Valve Senior offers 20 watts of power, with a full equalizer, gain, volume, reverb, and presence control. Musician's Friend is a registered trademark of Musician's Friend Inc.
This serial number system doesn't exactly tell the year - and doesn't tell the month at all. Thank you, Allan : I got an Epiphone Acoustic Guitar from my uncle a few years ago, and I would like to know what year it was made, and perhaps find out if it is worth anything. Does anyone know if this is some kind of special run or just what the G400's used to look like? Please contact us at service gibson. I found this in another thread and thought I'd post it here. One Melody Maker thin black style pickup, dot fingerboard inlays, thin Melody Maker style peghead, logo reads upside down to player, sunburst finish.
However, with Gibson parts it's way less collectible. Condition in a percentage: 98%, 95%, 90%, 80%, 70%, etc. There is more to it than this but again, if you post as much info as you have I'm sure we can date and price the guitar. The numbers appear as the 5th and sixth digits in the serial number. So for a few days I get to be the substitute proprietor of a small music shop while the owner is away on holiday.
Gibson labels were Orange and imported labels were Blue. In 1961, the original Les Paul shape was redesigned into a light, double-cutaway design. Of all pre-1958 Epi flattops, in my opinion this is the coolest! Epiphone Riviera thinline electric semi-hollow archtop. I know, think I was one of the 1st to get a weeks vacation on the new forum. Collectibility Rating: Epi-made: C-, Gibson-made: C+. The Chinese Dongbei means North-east. Copyright 1995-2005 all rights reserved.
This body shape a true classic, which was and is still used by a number of legendary guitar players. There is a decent amount of definition, but if you want to get into some rather precise and subtle playing styles, you will run into trouble. Can you tell me when this guitar was made and approximate value? Bridge holds up well, and the die cast tuners are doing a decent job at retaining your tuning, even though they are just a standard low cost set. In 2004 Epiphone introduced a series of acoustic guitars named Masterbilt after a line of guitars of the 1930s, which are built in the same factory. Epiphone Zephyr, Zephyr Regent, Zephyr Electric archtops. A single pickup 1967 Sorrento in Olive sunburst.
The Valve Hot Rod and Valve Senior were released in 2009. The innovative design of the Jupiter 582 tuba is unique. Epiphone Olympic Special solidbody electric. The other Kalamazoo-made Epiphones had technical or cosmetic relationship with the similar Gibson version. I have always wanted to know for sure where it's country of origin was as well. If the neck has been changed, or if the headstock is worn, then you may not know what model the guitar is.
I would guess the guitar is either a copy or eipiphone had samples made by prospective suppliers in the late eighties. Single cutaway like Gibson's Melody Maker , 3+3 tuner configuration. Gibson labels were Orange and imported labels were Blue. Please note that most of this information relates to serial numbers used from 1975 to present. The cutaway model is like a cutaway J-200; a very rare and unique model.