Epiphone Masterbilt Excellente Acoustic Guitar - Antique Natural Aged Gloss

Epiphone

  • Serial Number: 20032303086

Rare Vintage Classic! Now Available for the First Time Since 1970

Perhaps the rarest Epiphone model ever made, only 139 Excellente acoustic guitars were produced between 1963-70. The beautifully ornate, top-of-the-line Excellente was made famous by country music legend Loretta Lynn, and now it returns as part of the new Masterbilt™ Collection. Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top, solid ovangkol back and sides, an ebony fingerboard with historic pearl cloud inlays, bone nut and saddle, and gold vintage-style Waffleback tuners. Powered by the Fishman® Sonitone™ onboard preamp system, it's ready for the studio or stage. Featuring Gibson™ strings. 

Specifications 

Body

Body Shape: Excellente
Body Material: Solid Ovangkol
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Back: Solid Ovangkol
Side: Solid Ovangkol
Binding: Ivory and Black 6-ply (top) and 4-ply (back)
Finish: Aged Gloss

Neck

Material: Maple with 5 piece Walnut and Maple center stripe
Profile: C Profile
Scale Length: 25.31" / 643mm
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 12.01"
Number Of Frets: 20
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.69" / 43mm
Inlays: Excellente Clouds, 15th fret Block
Joint: Tapered Dovetail

Hardware

Finish: Gold
Tuner Plating: Gold
Bridge: Ebony; Excellente shape with pearl dot inlays
Saddle Material: Bone
Tuning Machines: Gold Vintage "Waffleback" tuners with metal buttons
Pickguard: Historic Excellente
TrussRod: Adjustable
Bridge Pins: Ivory with black center dot
Strap Buttons: 2 - bottom and side of heel

Electronics

Under Saddle Pickup: Fishman® Sonicore™
Controls: Fishman® Sonitone™ soundhole mounted Volume and Tone
Output Jack: 1/4" Endpin Jack
Preamp: Fishman Sonitone™

Miscellaneous

Strings: Gibson™ Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings .012", .016", .024"w, .032" .042", .053
Case: Optional Acoustic AJ/Dreadnought Hard Case 940-EDREAD; Dread/AJ Acoustic: EpiLite™ Case 940-EDREADHG

 

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Collections: Acoustic Guitars, Acoustics

Category: Acoustic, Epiphone

Type: Acoustic