Nashville, TN (November 27, 2012) – Epiphone, a world leader in guitar and bass manufacturing today announced the “1962” 50th Anniversary Collection, featuring three of the manufacturer’s most popular, rare and vintage models from the early 1960’s. Epiphone’s 50th Anniversary Collection includes the “1962” Sorrento outfit in Natural and Royal Olive; the “1962” Sheraton E212TV outfit in Cherry featuring the historic Tremotone tremolo, the “1962” Sheraton E212T featuring the classic Frequensator tailpiece in Cherry, Natural, and Vintage Sunburst, and the “1962” Crestwood Custom outfit in Cherry. To commemorate the series, each collector’s series model is limited to a production run of 1,962.
Each “1962” Collection instrument features mortise and tenon neck joints, Gibson USA or Alnico Classic mini-humbuckers, and Wilkinson™ or Grover™ machine heads. The “1962" Sheraton E212 Outfit comes with a choice of the classic Frequensator tailpiece (E212T) or the historic Tremotone tremolo tailpiece (E212TV).
All Epiphone “1962” Collection models come with a commemorative “1962” hard case, Certificate of Authenticity, a Presentation Binder with collection photos and Epiphone’s Lifetime Guarantee Warranty.
The 1962 Collection features:
· The 50th Anniversary "1962" Sorrento E452TDN Outfit in Natural and Royal Olive
· The 50th Anniversary "1962" Sheraton E212TV Outfit in Cherry, Natural, and Vintage Sunburst with both the classic Frequensator tailpiece and the historic Tremotone tremelo
· The 50th Anniversary "1962" Crestwood Custom SB332 Outfit in Cherry
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