Epiphone Embassy, Newport and Rivoli basses, Riviera and Wilshire 12 strings
1966 Epiphone Electric Guitar and Amplifier Catalogue Page 5
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Epiphone 1966 full line catalogue. Page 5 demonstrates the Epiphone bass guitars and 12-strings.
Like the guitars also built at the Gibson Kalamazoo plant, the Epiphone bass models all have a Gibson equivalent with more-or-less the same components, construction, and sale price. The Epiphone Embassy Deluxe bass equates to the Gibson Thunderbird, the Newport to the EBO and the Rivoli to the EB2.
Zone 1 US prices were as follows:
Basses Embassy Deluxe, EB-DL $289.50; Newport, EB-S $240; Rivoli, EB-232/EB-232C $360/$375
Twelve-strings Wilshire-12, SB-432-12 $295; Riviera-12, E-360TD-12C/E-360TD-12 $425/$410