Epiphone Continues the Celebration

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

In 2013, Epiphone celebrated its 140th anniversary as the working musician's--and student musician's--favorite instrument maker. And now, Epiphone continues the celebration by announcing 6 exciting new Limited Edition models for Summer 2014.

"Celebrating our anniversary last year inspired us to make 2014 a very special year for fans," said Epiphone President Jim Rosenberg. "Epiphone has an instrument for every style and every level of musician, and our 2014 previews offers a taste of what will be our best year ever. We can't wait to see these instruments in the hands of our players."

2014 Anniversary Models

It's become a tradition for Epiphone to celebrate its storied past with museum quality-detailed reissues and Ltd. Ed. guitars with new twists and features. And the first lineup for 2014 once again raises the bar.


Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone celebrates the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion with the Ltd. Edition "Union Jack" Sheraton Outfit in an Alpine White finish. The new "Union Jack" Sheraton comes with Gibson USA mini-humbuckers, CTS potentiometers, and Grover 18:1 ratio machine heads. Among the Sheraton's fine detailed features is the historic vine inlay design on the classic Epiphone headstock shape, fingerboard inlays at the 17th, 19th, and 21st frets, and a vintage style blue serial number label. The Ltd. Edition "Union Jack" Sheraton Outfit comes in a vintage style hard case with a Certificate of Authenticity. See the Ltd. Edition "Union Jack' product page for more details.

Specifications:

 

Body Material: Laminated Maple; 5-Layer
Top Material: Laminated Maple; 5-Layer
Neck Material: Mahognay
Neck Shape: 1960s SlimTaper™
Neck Joint: Set-Neck
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood with "Block & Triangle" Inlays; Pearloid/Abalone
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Frets: 22; Medium-Jumbo
Neck Pickup: Gibson USA Mini-Humbucker
Bridge Pickup: Gibson USA Mini-Humbucker
Controls: 1-Neck Volume, 1-Neck Tone, 1-Bridge Volume, 1-Bridge Tone (CTS potentiometers)
Pickup Selector: 3-Way Epiphone Toggle
Nut: Imitation Bone
Nut Width: 1.68"
Binding: Body Top - Ivory 1-Layer, Body Back - Ivory 1-Layer, Fingerboard - Ivory 1-Layer, Headstock - Ivory/Black 2-Layer
Hardware: Gold
Headstock Logo: Vintage "Epiphone" Pearloid, Epiphone "Vine" Pearloid
Truss Rod Cover: "Bullet" Shape Black/White 2-Layer
Machine Heads: Grover® Rotomatic; 18:1 Ratio
Knobs: Top Hats with Metal Inserts
Headstock: USA Sloped Dovewing; 14 Degree Angle
Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-o-matic
Tailpiece: Epiphone Frequensator™
Strap Buttons: Epiphone
Sound Hole Label: 1960's Blue Rectangle
Output: 1/4" Epiphone Heavy Duty Jack
Includes: "1960's" Vintage Hard Case (Gray Exterior/Blue Interior)
Warranty: Epiphone Limited Lifetime

 

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Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models


Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

The Ltd. Edition 75th Anniversary Inspired by "1939" Century Amp revives an Art Deco era masterpiece from Epiphone's early days in Manhattan. The amp is a faithful replica of a classic 1930s era cabinet design including bent rims, an all-metal handle, 6-point star screws, and vintage style grill cloth. The redesigned 18-watt electronics include two 6V6 and two 12AX7 tubes, a 12" speaker, a Master Volume with pull "boost" mode, Master tone, Bright, Normal, and Dark inputs, an Extension Speaker Output, Footswitch Jack, and Internal Bias Adjustment. The Inspired by "1939" Century Amp is the amp all guitarists have been waiting for, capable of filling a club or a recording studio. See the 1939 Century Amp's product page for more details.

Specifications:

 

Watts: 18
Speaker: 12" Electra
Electronics: All Tube; Class A/B
Tubes: 2- 6V6, 2- 12AX7
Controls: Master Volume with "Push/Pull" Boost, Master Tone
Inputs: 1/4"; Bright, Normal, Dark
Other: 1/4" Footswitch Input (Boost Control), Power On/Off, Internal Bias Adjustment
Available Voltage/Plugs: 120V; A-Plug, 100V; A-Plug, 230V; C-Plug, 240V; G-Plug
Cabinet: Laminated Maple
Weight: 21.2 Lbs
Optional: Footswitch, Single Button
Warranty: Epiphone Limited 5-Years

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Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

The classic "1964" Caballero Acoustic/Electric is the stunning recreation of the small- bodied singer’s guitar that helped kick off the 60s folk revival. The "1964" Caballero has an all-Mahogany body and neck with bracing that is a faithful reproduction of the vintage original. Available in Ebony and Mahogany color finishes, the Caballero comes with a vintage tortoise style pickguard with metal "E", tortoise style binding, and Wilkinson in-line tuners. And best of all, the 50th Anniversary "1964" Caballero now features an updated Shadow® ePerformer™ preamp with a NanoFlex™ pickup and built-in tuner. The Caballero rides again! See the "1964" Caballero Acoustic/Electric product page for more details.

Specifications:

 

Top Material: Select Mahogany
Back Material: Select Mahogany
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape: 1960's SlimTaper™
Neck Joint: Glued-In
Headstock: Sloped Dovewing; Tapered
Headstock Logo: Vintage"Epiphone" in Gold Silkprint
Truss Rod Cover: PVC "Bullett"; Black/White; 2-Layer
Truss Rod Logo: Historic "E" in White Silkprint
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood with "Dot" Inlays; Pearloid
Bridge Pickup: Shadow® NanoFlex™ Low-Impedance
Electronics: Shadow® ePerformer™ Preamp System
Controls: Master Volume, Bass, Treble, Dynamics, Phase Switch, Tuner/Mute, Chromatic Tuner Equipped, Low Battery Indicator
Power: Two #2032 Lithium Batteries (3V)
Binding: Body Top - Tortoise 1-Layer, Body Back - Tortoise 1-Layer
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Frets: 20; Medium
Bridge: Rosewood; Reverse Belly
Nut Width: 1/68"
Hardware: Nickel
Machine Heads: Wilkinson™ Deluxe-Style, 14: Ratiowith Small Cream Buttons; 3 In-Line
Pickguard: Imitation Tortoise
Pickguard Logo: Historic Foil "E"
Sound Hole Label: Historic Blue Rectangle
Warranty: Epiphone Limited Lifetime

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Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models


Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Back by popular demand, this summer Epiphone brings back the limited release of the G-1275 "SG" Doubleneck. Inspired by Jimmy Page's original doubleneck used to perform "Stairway to Heaven" and other Led Zeppelin classics, Epiphone's new Ltd. Edition G-1275 includes a 12-string and 6-string neck. The 12-string is powered by Alnico Classic™ humbuckers and the 6-string features open-coil Alnico Classic humbuckers. Other upgrades include re-positioned tail pieces, new Epiphone 18:1 ratio "Deluxe" tuners, a 3-way pickup selector for each neck, and LockTone™ tune-o-matic bridge. An optional hard case is available. See the G-1275 product page for more details.

Specifications:

 

Body Material: Select Mahogany
Neck Shape: 1960's SlimTaper™
Neck Joint: Glued-In
Headstock: Clipped Ear
Headstock Logo: Vintage "Epiphone" in Pearloid
Truss Rod Cover: PVC "Bell"; Black/White; 2-Layer
Truss Rod Logo: "G-1275" in White on 12-String Neck
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood with "Parallelogram" Inlays; Pearloid
12-String Pickups: Neck - Alnico Classic™ Humbucker Covered Nickel, Bridge - Alnico Classic Plus™ Humbucker Covered Nickel
6-String Pickups: Neck - Alnico Classic™ Humbucker Open-Coil, Bridge - Alnico Classic Plus™ Humbucker Open-Coil
Controls: Neck Volume, Bridge Volume, Neck Tone, Bridge Tone, Master 3-Way Neck Selector (12/6/Both)
6-String Controls: 3-Way Pickup Selector
12-String Controls: 3-Way Pickup Selector
Binding: Fingerboard - Ivory, 1-Layer
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Frets: 20; Medium
Bridge: Tune-o-matic
Tailpiece - 6 Claw, Positioned Back
Tailpiece - 12 Claw, Positioned Back
Nut Width - 6 1.68"
Nut Width - 12 1.85"
Hardware: Nickel
Machine Heads: Epiphone "Deluxe" with Tulip Buttons; 18:1 ratio
Pickguard: PVC; Black/White; 4-Layer
Knobs: Black Speed Knobs
Output Jack: 1/4" Epiphone Heavy Duty
Warranty: Epiphone Limited Lifetime

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Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models


 

2014 Epiphone Artist Models

Epi legends show off a new look

Two of Epiphone's greatest artists and most discerning collectors have put a new spin on their signature models for 2014, both in limited editions.


Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Joe Bonamassa's star continues to rise as the most talked-about blues guitarist of our generation and one of the most prolific. For 2014, Joe returns with a new take on his classic Ltd. Edition Epiphone Les Paul, now in gorgeous Pelham Blue with a black back, just like his vintage Les Paul Goldtop. The Joe Bonamassa Les Paul in Pelham Blue features Gibson USA Burstbucker humbuckers, premium hardware including Grover 18:1 machine heads, Epiphone StrapLocks, Joe's custom "Bonamassa" neck profile with a Rosewood fingerboard, a "Lifton" style hard case, and a signed certificate of authenticity. Read our interview with Joe Bonamassa and visit the product page for more photos and details.

Specifications:

 

Body Material: Mahogany
Top Material: Carved Hard Maple Cap
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape: Rounded D-Profile; 1959 Shape
Neck Joint: "Deep-Set" Glued-In
Truss Rod: Adjustable
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood with Pearloid "Trapezoid" Inlays
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Frets: 22; Medium-Jumbo
Bridge Pickup: Gibson USA BurstBucker™ 3 Humbucker
Neck Pickup: Gibson USA BurstBucker™ 2 Humbucker
Controls: Bridge Volume, Neck Volume, Bridge Tone, Neck Tone, Epiphone All-Metal 3-Way Toggle
Bridge: LockTone™ Tune-o-matic/Stopbar
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Hardware: Nickel
Binding: Body and Fingerboard
Machine Heads: Grover™; 18:1 Ratio
Includes: Lifton-Style Hardshell Case, Hand-Signed Certificate of Authenticity, Epiphone StrapLocks
Warranty: Epiphone Limited Lifetime

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Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models


Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models

For nearly 50 years, Jack Casady has been one of rock's legendary bassists. He's also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and one of Epiphone's most esteemed artists. The Jack Casady Signature Bass is recognized as the premier electric bass on the market and now the best selling hollowbody-bass is in show stopping Alpine White!

The new finish has exquisite detail including 6-layer white/blackbody binding with black plastic parts and it's equipped with Jack's own premier JCB-1 low impedance pickup with VariGain™ control for pure tone on stage and in the studio. Featuring premium nickel hardware, 17:1 Cloverleaf machine heads and a classic 3-point adjustable bridge. Read our classic interview with Jack Casady and visit the Ltd. Ed. 2014 Jack Casady Bass in Alpine White product page for more details.

Specifications:

 

Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Joint: Glued-In; Set Neck
Body Material: Laminated Maple Top, Back and Sides
Neck Shape: 1960s Rounded Bass Profile
Truss Rod: Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover: 2-Ply Black/White with"E" Silkscreened in White
Scale Length: 34"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood with Pearloid "Trapezoid" Inlays
Middle Pickup:

Low-Impedance JCB-1™ Humbucker

Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Position VariGain™ Switch; 50, 250, 500 ohms
Binding: Body Top - White/Black 6-Layer, Body Back - White
Pickguard: 1-Ply Black
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Headstock: Sloped Dovewing with Vintage "Epiphone" Logo in Pearloid
Headstock Logo: "Jack Casady" Signature in Gold Silkprint
Frets: 20; Medium-Jumbo
Bridge: Original 3-Point Adjustable
Nut Width: 1.65"
Nut Material: Imitation Bone; White
Hardware: Nickel
Machine Heads: Die-Cast "Clover" Bass Tuners; 17:1 Ratio
Knobs: Black Speed Knobs
Warranty: Epiphone Limited Lifetime

 

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Epiphone 2014 Ltd. Ed. Anniversary Models


All Epiphone instruments come with Epiphone’s Limited Lifetime Warranty and Gibson 365/24/7 customer service. Stay on Epiphone.com for more information on these and other new models for 2014.