Epiphone Unveils Revamped Casino, Broadway, and Sheraton Models
These Epiphone Original Collection models are intended to celebrate Epiphone’s legacy of innovation and quality.
Since 1961, the legendary Casino has been Epiphone’s best-selling archtop and a rock ‘n’ roll standard. First introduced in 1961, the Casino was just one of several new thinline archtops designed and produced at the company’s adopted new factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan that it shared with one-time competitor and new partner, Gibson. The Casino was adopted by Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones who used a Casino to record the demo for “Satisfaction” at Chess Records in Chicago. Howlin’ Wolf took a Casino on his first tour of the U.K., appearing on Thank Your Lucky Stars. Shortly afterward, John Lennon and George Harrison bought Casinos for the Beatles’ 1966 world tour. Featuring Dogear PRO P-90 pickups and a 5-ply maple body, the Casino is available in Natural and Vintage Sunburst finishes; an Epiphone premium gig bag is included.
For over 70 years, the classic Epiphone Broadway has been considered the ultimate hollowbody jazz guitar, but it’s also excellent for roots rock and other genres. Now, this legacy-rich instrument has returned with beautiful new finishes and comes equipped with Alnico Classic PRO humbuckers, a vintage-style gold Frequensator Split Trapeze tailpiece, and premium tuners. Gold hardware and other fine appointments like mother-of-pearl and abalone fretboard and headstock inlays add to the subdued class of this versatile archtop. Available in Vintage Sunburst, and Wine Red finishes, an Epiphone premium gig bag is included.
One of Epiphone’s most storied guitars, the Sheraton returns in both Vintage Sunburst and Natural finishes. This elegant instrument features a semi-hollow body crafted from layered maple with a maple centerblock for feedback resistance. The 22-fret, mahogany neck has a bound Indian laurel fretboard with block mother of pearl with abalone triangle inlays. The bound headstock has a historic Epiphone logo and tree of life in mother of pearl. Epiphone ProBucker mini humbuckers deliver a wide dynamic tonal range that finds a voice in nearly any genre. Gold hardware, including a vintage styled Frequensator Split Trapezes tailpiece, adds to the simple timeless aesthetic of this Epiphone legend; an Epiphone premium gig bag is included.
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