Epiphone masterbuilt olympic hollow body acoustic


Epiphone Masterbuilt Olympic Acoustic Guitar

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A History of Archtop Excellence Since 1931 Reinvented for the 21st Century

Epiphones first Masterbilt archtops quickly rose to popularity during the 1930s Big Bandera and were renowned for their warm woody tone, wide tonal range and punchy volume. However, with the invention of the electric guitar pickup, archtop acoustic guitars quickly became equipped with magnetic amplification and were for the most part, forever transformed into electric guitars. Until now Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional archtop guitars, reinvents the archtop again by combining our original, time-tested designs with 21st century acoustic guitar electronics to bring you the new Masterbilt Century Collection. The first collection of archtop acoustic/electric guitars designed to be played and amplified as true acoustic instruments. Just play one and you will immediately feel and hear the difference between todays common flat top acoustic guitar and the unique voice of a Masterbilt Century. Plug one in and prepare to be amazed. Really. You have to hear it to believe it. Now with the eSonic HD preamp and Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle pickup, you can plug in any Masterbilt Century archtop acoustic/electric into an amp or any PA and hear your guitars beautiful and dynamic true acoustic tone on any size stage. For flattop guitarists who have only played old plywood archtops, the sound of a Masterbilt Century guitars will be a revelation.


Historic Epiphone Archtop Design with classic F Hole

Solid Spruce Top with Longitudinal Bracing

True Acoustic Sound with Sonic HD Preamp/NanoFlex HD pickup

Historic Tuners and Headstock Inlay Design


Finish Aged Gloss

Hardware Aged Nickel

Top Solid Spruce Longitudinal Bracing

Body Laminated Mahogany

Body Dimensions Lower Bout = 14.62″

Upper Bout = 10.6″

Waist = 8.69″

Body Length = 19.2″

Neck 5-pc Laminated Mahogany

Neck Profile Rounded shape

Weight 5.00 lbs

Preamp eSonic HD (High Definition)

Controls Master Volume & Master EQ

Pickup Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle

Power 9 Volt Battery

Output Jack 1/4″

Truss Rod Dual-Action

Truss Rod Cover Black PVC Bullet1-layer

Neck Joint

Dovetail; Glued-In


Inlay Pearloid & Dots

Headstock Historic Epiphone Dovewing with Pearloid Banner logos

Tuners Historic Epiphone Reissue Tuners with Marboloid Crown buttons; Improved to 18:1 ratio

Frets 20; Medium

Nut Bone

Nut Width 1.69″ (43mm)

Scale Length 25.5″

Strings Cleartone 12-53

Bridge Floating Adjustable; Ebonoid

Saddle Compensated; Artificial Bone

Tailpiece Historic Epiphone Trapeze

Binding Body Top – 3-Layer

Body Back – 3-Layer

Fingerboard – 1-Layer

Headstock – None

F Hole – none

Pickguard Imitation Tortoise

Strap Buttons Yes

Serial Number 1930-39s Era Replica Soundhole Label


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