This single sided insert gives specifications for the Epiphone EB-98 banjo, produced for Epiphone by Aria, (probably) at the Japanese Matsumoku plant. Despite being one of the final 'series 1' sheets, it features the new coloured background design that epitomises the second series.
Model EB-98 had a list price (June 1972) of $179.50.
Banjo players looking for a five string banjo that offers excellent performance and a popular price will find the Epiphone EB-98 to be a "dream come true". Fine quality materials and workmanship insures a bright, brilliant, bluegrass response
The 'Pick Epiphone' folder, although dated 1971, was filled with inserts printed as early as late 1970, and as late as 1972. This insert comes from the second series printed in 1971.
This banjo is offered with a deluxe Hard-Shell case case, #H-60, at an additional $45 (June 1972).