A bolt-on neck is no impediment to singing, spanking tones in this very first SE incarnation of the PRS CE.
The PRS SE CE 24 brings the CE model to the SE Series for the first time. PRS fans will recognize this model, as it was first introduced back in 1988 – the company’s third year in business. The CE 24 pairs PRS’s traditional Custom 24 combination of a maple top, mahogany back, and rosewood fretboard with a 25” scale length bolt-on maple neck. Additional features include a pair of PRS 85/15 “S” humbuckers and the patented PRS tremolo bridge. For 2024, the PRS SE CE 24 comes in four colors: Black Cherry, Blood Orange, Turquoise, and Vintage Sunburst.
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A "supersonic" semi-hollow fit for a songwriting giant.
This is where it all started. During the early Oasis tours, Noel Gallagher played various Gibson and Epiphone guitars, but the early 80s Epiphone Rivieras really stood out. The look and sound of these instruments gave the ultimate live experience to those seeing the ultimate live rock ’n’ roll band. Epiphone is honored to welcome Noel Gallagher back to the core lineup with the Epiphone Noel Gallagher Riviera in stunning Dark Wine Red finish. With the original still in the artist’s collection, Epiphone was granted access and, as a result, has included many historical elements with this new model. The color and finish are a close match to original models from that era, while Epiphone Alnico Classic PRO™ pickups ensure the sound matches the looks. A SlimTaper™ neck is completed by the inclusion of a volute. Extra touches such as historically accurate “E” appointments on the pickguard and truss rod cover and a brown sound hole label give this guitar a vintage feel. Complete with an Epiphone hardshell case, the guitar is finished off with a replica artist signature on the back of the headstock. (Courtesy of Epiphone.)
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7.25" fretboard radius and cunife magnet-based Wide Range pickups make this the most authentic ’72 Thinline since the original.
In the 50 years since their big, chrome covers first reflected a hot stage light, Fender’s Seth Lover-designed Wide Range humbuckers have gone from maligned to revered. The guitars built around Wide Range pickups are legends in their own right, too. Keith Richards’ Telecaster Custom is synonymous with the Stones dynamic and adventurous late-70s-to-early-80s period. Scores of punk and indie guitarists made the Telecaster Deluxe a fixture of those scenes. And Jonny Greenwood almost singlehandedly elevated the Starcaster from a curiosity to an object of collector lust. The fourth member of the Wide Range-based guitar family, the ’72 Telecaster Thinline, lived a comparatively low-profile life. Yet it is a practical, streamlined, uniquely stylish, and multifaceted instrument with a truly original voice—qualities that are plain to see, feel, and hear in this new American Vintage II incarnation.
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