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Rare vintage classic! Now available for the first time since 1970

Perhaps the rarest Epiphone model ever made, only 141 Excellente acoustic guitars were produced between 1963-70. The Excellente was made famous by country music legend Loretta Lynn and now joins the new Masterbilt Collection. Featuring a Solid Sitka Spruce top, an Ebony fingerboard with historic Pearl Cloud inlay, bone nut and saddle, and gold Kluson Waffleback tuners. Powered by the Fishman™ Sonitone™ Onboard Preamp System. Featuring Gibson Strings.
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Masterbilt Excellente Specifications

Body

Body Shape
Excellente
Body Material
Solid Ovangkol
Top
Solid Sitka Spruce
Binding
Ivory and Black 6-ply (top) and 4-ply (back)

Neck

Material
Maple with 5 pc Walnut and Maple Center Stripe
Profile
C Profile
Scale Length
25.31" / 643mm
Fingerboard Material
Ebony
Fingerboard Radius
Number Of Frets
20
Frets
Medium Jumbo
Nut Material
Bone
Inlays
Excellente Block Cloud
Joint
Tapered Dovetail

Hardware

Finish
Gold
Tuner Plating
Gold
Bridge
Bone
Saddle Material
Bone
Tuning Machines
Gold Kluson "Waffleback" Vintage Tuners with Metal Buttons
Pickguard
Historic Excellent
TrussRod
Adjustable
Bridge Pins
Ivory with black center dot

Electronics

Under Saddle Pickup
Fishman™ Sonitone™
Preamp
Fishman™ Sonitone™ onboard preamp system

Miscellaneous

Strings
.012 .016 .024 .032 .042 .053
Case
Optional
Accessories
Vintage-style 60's "Blue Rectangle" Sound Hole Label. Featuring Gibson Strings. Featuring Gibson Strings

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.