Epiphone Sorrento Cherry 1969

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Epiphone Sorrento Cherry 1969

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original body and neck finish. There is a large, non-original mahogany shim underneath the fretboard tongue which has been finished to match the body color.
Body Material: Maple
Body Details: Hollow body with maple back, sides, and top
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .85" (1st fret), 1.00" (10th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with unbound rosewood fretboard, oval inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment. The neck has been reset and refretted, and there is a large, non-original mahogany shim underneath the tongue. The fretboard tongue was separated and reattached as part of the neck reset.
Electronics: Single reproduction P90 neck pickup with master volume/tone controls. The volume pot does not appear to be original, while the tone control does. The date code on the tone pot is obscured by a shield.
Pickup Measurements: 7.8k
Hardware: The pickup, pickguard, and tailpiece are not original to the instrument. The rosewood bridge base has been sanded down to give an adjustable range of string action.
Weight: 5lbs 4oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Non-original pickup; the volume pot also does not appear to be original -Non-original pickguard and tailpiece -The neck has been reset and refretted -The bridge base has been shaved down
Case Details: Chipboard case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows fairly heavy cosmetic wear, with heavy finish checking throughout the body and neck. The body has numerous chips and scratches; the bottom edge of the body has a large patch where the clear coat has worn away. There is finish wear around the neck joint from the neck reset, along with a filled hole in the bottom of the heel from the reset.
Serial Number: 8026185
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets are wide and tall with minor wear. The body appointments and serial number date the guitar to 1969.
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