Epiphone Broadway Sunburst 1965

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Epiphone Broadway Sunburst 1965


Description & Specs


Finish: Original

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Laminated maple body

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: Big C-Shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .84", 12th: .94"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00

Nut Width: 1-5/8"

Scale Length: 25-1/4"

Neck Details: One-piece mahogany set neck with a Brazilian rosewood board, large block mother of pearl inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock

Electronics: Original showing no signs of modification or repair. -- 'Patent number sticker' mini-Humbucker pickups, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, volume & tone controls per pickup -- Pot codes cannot be read because they are encased in their original 'cans'.

Pickup Measurements: Neck: 7.3 kΩ, BRidge: 7.5 kΩ

Hardware: The G-string tuning machine has been replaced with an exact replacement 'patent applied for' Kluson Deluxe machine. The original is included within the hard shell, but does not function correctly and has been modified. -- The A-string tuning machine has been modified slightly. A small portion has been cut off from the base just below the screw. The same thing has been done to the non-functioning machine included within the hard shell. -- A strap button has been installed to the base of the neck heel.

Weight: 6 lbs 11.7 oz

Modifications / Repairs: Non-original exact replacement G-string tuning machine (original included) -- Modified A-string tuning machine -- A strap button has been installed to the base of the neck heel -- Repaired area on the face of the headstock

Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case

Cosmetic Condition: This vintage Epi Broadway shows only light aging and play wear when considering its age. Light finish checking is present throughout. Minor nicks and dings exist. -- A small portion of material has chipped off and repaired on the headstock face between the G-string peg and the edge of the headstock.

Serial Number: 301873

Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 13-gauge flatwound strings and low action. The truss rod functions and is set for optimal relief, though the neck does sight with a slight hump near the heel. This is not affecting playability. There is no longer downward adjustablitly in the bridge. This can be remedied with a neck reset, which we have elected not to perform because the guitar sets up and play well with low action set to 2/32" across the board. -- Ther serial number dates this Broadway from 1965. The presence of an embossed "2" on the back of the headstock just above the serial number signifies this Epiphone as a "Factory Second" instrument.

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