Epiphone 1966 full line catalog. Page 11, Epiphone carved top acoustic guitars: Epiphone Emperor A112, Deluxe A212, Howard Roberts HR-S, HR-C, Triumph A412 and Zenith A622; and the Epiphone Venetian Mandolin EM66.
The acoustic guitar is an instrument of great beauty and sensitivity, giving the player a wide range of tonal possibilities for expression. Not created until the close of the 19th century, the acoustic has been a standard ever since. The mandolin is an instrument of ancient origin enjoying its greatest popularity around the turn of the century. This instrument is still a favourite among many artists - because of its unique sound. Epiphone offers some of the finest acoustic guitars manufactured in the world today. There is also available from Epiphone a mandolin for those able to appreciate the magic of this fine instrument.
The Epiphone Venetian Mandolin was also available as an electric model EM 66E (although not described here) between 1966 and 1969, although this only shipped in very small numbers.
1966 US zone 1 prices were as follows: Epiphone Emperor $825-$850; Deluxe $725-$750; Howard Roberts $395-$590; Triumph $435; Zenith $255; Venetian Mandolin $210
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