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A 60s Classic Returns!

The Epiphone Riviera, one of Epiphone’s original, most enduring classics makes a comeback! First introduced in the early ‘60s, the Epiphone Riviera’s semi-hollow design has been a favorite of players from all genres and generations including blues greats Robben Ford and Otis Rush, Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground, and The Strokes’ Nick Valensi, who have all found that the Riviera’s legendary ES™ body shape can produce great tones with any pickup variation. This Riviera features a layered maple top back and sides, a 3-layer pickguard with the classic metal Epiphone “E”, and comes equipped with Epiphone's LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic™ adjustable bridge and Frequensator tailpiece. Available in Royal Tan and Sparkling Burgundy full gloss finishes. Hardshell or EpiLite™ case sold separately. We stand behind our products with Epiphone's Limited Lifetime Guarantee and Gibson Brands Customer Service.
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Riviera Specifications

Body

Body Shape
Riviera
Body Material
Layered Maple
Top
Layered Maple
Back
Layered Maple
Side
Layered Maple
Centerblock
Maple
Binding
Single ply cream - top, back and fretboard
Finish
Gloss

Neck

Material
Mahogany
Profile
Rounded C
Scale Length
24.72" / 628mm
Fingerboard Material
Indian Laurel
Fingerboard Radius
12.01"
Number Of Frets
22
Frets
Medium Jumbo
Nut Material
Graph Tech® NuBone®
Nut Width
1.69" / 43mm
Inlays
Trapezoid
Joint
Glued in; Set Neck

Hardware

Finish
Nickel
Tuner Plating
Nickel
Bridge
LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic™
Tailpiece
Frequensator
Tuning Machines
Epiphone Vintage Deluxe metal button with press in bushing
Pickguard
Riviera with foil "E" logo, 3-ply
TrussRod
Dual Action
Control Knobs
Black Top Hat knobs with metal inserts
Switch Tip
Black
Switchwasher
None
Jack Plate Cover
None
Plastic Parts
Black; PVC
Strap Buttons
2 - bottom and back of heel
Mounting Rings
Black
Pickup Covers
Nickel

Electronics

Neck Pickup
Epiphone PRO Mini Humbucker™ R
Bridge Pickup
Epiphone PRO Mini Humbucker™ T
Controls
2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS® potentiometers
Pickup Selector
3-way Epiphone toggle
Output Jack
Heavy Duty Epiphone 1/4" Output Jack

Miscellaneous

Strings Gauge
.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case
Optional 335/Casino-Type Hard Case (6 & 12 string) 940-E519; Casino/ES-335 EpiLite™ Case 940-E519HG

In order to continually improve the design, quality and performance of our products and instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Epiphone reserves the right to change specifications without notice.

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