Epiphone Sheraton Sunburst 1965

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

Vintage

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 w/ a small area of over-spray/touch up near the top edge of the bass side lower bout
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .77", 12th: .93"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-19/32"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany set neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood board, pearl & abalone "V-Block" inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- Non-original bone nut
Electronics: The neck pickup has been replaced with a Seymour Duncan Mini-Humbucker; original "Patent Sticker No." Mini-Humbucker -- A 2-way mini-toggle switch has been installed functioning as a neck pickup phase flip -- All pots and 3-way toggle pickup selector switch are original. There is a visible date code on the bridge pickups tone pot dating from 1965.
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 6.1 kΩ, Bridge: 6.9 kΩ
Hardware: Non-original bridge
Modifications/Repairs: Touch up/over-spray near the top edge of the bass side lower bout -- Non-original bone nut, bridge, neck pickup -- A 2-way mini-toggle neck pickup phase flip switch has been installed
Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case
Cosmetic Condition: This Sheraton shows nice aging and play wear for its age. Finish checking is present throughout. Light buckle rash can be seen on the back of the body. There is a small 3/4" section of binding missing from the treble side of the board between the 4th and 5th frets. The hardware is moderately tarnished.
Serial Number: 407500
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The small frets show light play wear. -- The serial number can date from 1965 or 1968. The original electronics date from 1965.
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