An Epiphone Archtop with oodles of character. Built in the Golden Era of the Epiphone Archtop guitar. Stunning tonality with plenty of chop, plays beautifully and feels great in the hand.
Body Material: Carved Solid Spruce Top, Carved Solid Maple Back, Maple sides.
Neck Material: Solid Maple with Walnut centre strips.
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood, Mother of Pearl inlays. Ebony Headplate, Ivory Epiphone motif.
Neck Profile: Soft V
Neck Details: Set neck
Pickups: Under bridge transducer
Electronics: As above
Hardware: Nickel (Machine heads & Frequensator Tailpiece), Original Machine Heads tired but fully functional
Modifications / Repairs: Added Transducer pickup under bridge (can be removed), end pin jack for pickup. Old repair to crack on soundboard, very solid, looks to be many decades old. Original pickguard missing. Strap pin added to neck heel.
Cosmetic Condition: Good condition overall. This instrument has been loved for many years. Lacquer to rear of neck has worn through to the timber, many spots of wear to the soundboard, some binding shrinkage to body. Discolouration to Ivory headstock motifs
Tech Notes: Setup by our in house technician with Thomastik Flatwound Swings with a medium action
Case Details: Hardcase.
Serial Number: 55235
Made in: USA - Epiphone New York factory.