Epiphone Casino Sunburst 1965

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

Vintage
  • $4,495.00
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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .82" (1st fret), .99" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, parallelogram inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment
Electronics: Original P90 pickups and wiring harness, with 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The pot codes are obscured, but the electronics are original to the instrument.
Pickup Measurements: 7.8k (neck), 9.0k (bridge)
Hardware: The tailpiece is a reproduction part. The guitar appears to have several different tailpieces at various points, including a stopbar and an Epiphone vibrato, with some open screw holes visible. The pickguard is also missing.
Weight: 5lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Non-original tailpiece -Various open screw holes from prior tailpieces, including two large holes in the top from a stopbar
Case Details: Original chipboard case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely; the glossy finish has attractive checking and other small blemishes present. There are two open holes in the top from a previously installed tailpiece, as well as a few open and filled screw holes at the bottom strap button from different tailpieces. The back of the neck is smooth and glossy with a few small bits of wear. The A string tuner is also slightly bent, but fully functional.
Serial Number: 350250
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and low with light wear and divots present. The serial number dates the guitar to either 1965 or 1969; the 19th fret neck joint points to 1969.
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