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1961 Epiphone full line catalogue

Features all electric and acoustic instruments, and amplifiers of this period

Catalogue Index

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This Epiphone catalogue represents the early period of Gibson-manufactured guitars, after Gibson bought out Epiphone. It contains all electric guitars, basses, amplifiers, acoustic guitars, acoustic (upright) basses, a mandolin and a banjo. These were all built at the Kalamazoo, Michigan plant, side by side with the guitars bearing the Gibson name. In many cases there is an equivalent Gibson model, sharing hardware of other features, and usually retailing at a very similar price.This catalogue is undated, although was most likely printed early 1961 (or perhaps very late 1960) for distribution throughout 1961. It features the following US-built guitars, basses and amplifiers:

Electric guitars:
Emperor
Sheraton
Broadway
Zephyr
Windsor
Casino
Sorrento
Century
Crestwood Custom
Wilshire
Coronet
Olympic

Acoustic guitars:
Seville
Frontier
Texan
Cortez
Caballero

Arch-top acoustic guitars:
Emperor
Deluxe
Triumph
Zenith

Basses:
Newport
Rivoli

Acoustic upright basses:
The Artist
The Professional
The Studio

Banjos:
Minstrel 5-string

Mandolin:
Venetian

Amplifiers:
Emperor
Deluxe
Zephyr
Century
Challenger
Devon
Pacemaker
Rivoli bass

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Epiphone 1961 Sunburst Dual Pickup Olympic Body & Neck

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1961 Epiphone Casino E-230TD Vintage Electric Guitar by Gibson, Sunburst ES-330

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Epiphone Crestwood Custom original scratchplate c.1961

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