Epiphone's new Collegiate guitars give fans of the most
popular athletic colleges a unique way to have fun while providing financial
support for their favorite schools. The new series features graphic designs
commemorating 50 of the top basketball and football colleges, ranging from
Miami to Washington, Texas to Minnesota, Georgetown to Stanford, UCLA to
Connecticut and all points in between. A portion of the proceeds from the
sale of these guitars will be donated to the respective schools.
"The Collegiate guitars are the ultimate display of school
spirit," said Jim "Epi"
Rosenberg, president of Epiphone University. "You can hang them on the wall
to show your support, or you can plug in and really make some noise for your
Fans of the University of Texas will have their favorite
yell, "Hook 'Em Horns," spelled out on the headstock. Tennessee fans get
an entire guitar painted in their beloved "Big Orange" color. The familiar
Seminole head accompanies the FS logo on the Florida State model. An angry
wildcat adorns the headstock of the blue Kentucky guitar. Each model is
custom-designed with a school's colors and logos and is officially licensed
by the school.
The Epiphone Collegiate guitars come with a matching
collegiate guitar strap and gig bag. MSRP: $499.
Epiphone fretted instruments, amplifiers, strings and
accessories are known worldwide for offering the best combination of quality
and value. A division of Gibson since 1957, Epiphone is headquartered in
Nashville. For more information visit www.epiphone.com.