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Epiphone by Gibson - Ref 174

Epiphone by Gibson Sheraton Semi Acoustic Electric Guitar 1988 Korean + Hardcase

Epiphone by Gibson
Semi Acoustic Guitar
Circa - 1988 -
With Hardcase

This is the real deal when it comes to guitars,
an Epiphone by Gibson Sheraton, aged and played in . . .
The Epiphone by Gibson inlaid in the headstock
makes this very, very rare.

 Built in 1988, serial number 880900090, Korea.
These "Epiphone by Gibson" Guitars were only made in the legendary Korean plants for 2 years only (1986 - 1988)
Guitars from this time and factory are
well known for their high quality and finish.
Please do not mistake this for the new
lesser quality Chinese models.

Built in 1988, this guitar's wood has 24 years of ageing and now has a sound that literally cannot be replicated.

...thin line hollow maple body with a natural finish,
that looks absolutely stunning against the gold hardware
that has worn in all the right places and has given it that lovely naturally aged patina, including gotoh style machine heads and a body binding that's taken on a lovely
creamy colour with age...

 This is a gorgeous guitar!

The solid maple block in the centre of the body
minimizes feedback, while the hollow body wings gives sustain, tone and weight.
Two Epiphone alnico classic humbuckers for authentic vintage tone, combined with the aged wood
the guitar sounds really, really beautiful.

The neck is a very comfortable 5 piece walnut
and maple neck, it is a dream to play!

In preparation for sale the guitar has received the following:-
- Frets polished
- Fretboard cleaned, lemon oiled and conditioned
- Restrung on 29/11/2012 with 10 gauge strings
- String height set at 2.4mm at 17th fret, Bass side
- 2mm at 17th fret, Treble side
- Correct saddle height adjustment
- Correct neck relief adjustment
- all electrics checked
- all hardware including screws have been removed,
cleaned, lightly oiled and reassembled
- Full body and neck cleaned and polished

Overall condition is very good for a 24 year old used guitar.
I have been lucky enough to have seen a few
Epiphone by Gibson guitars and this is as good as any
that I have seen and better than most.
General playing wear to be expected but nothing that
detracts from the overall appearance and sound of the guitar.
The gator hardcase is included with the guitar.
It is in fine condition for a used case with all latches
working and normal signs of use.

If there is anything I have missed picture wise, please let me know and I will do my best to add it to the listing.

You will not be disappointed with this guitar !!

Any other questions regarding the guitar,
please do not hesitate to ask.
I will endeavour to answer all queries within 2 hours
during working hours or please feel free to contact
Paul on 07977 977937.