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Jim Fisch


the House of Stathopoulo

by Jim Fisch

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Published by Amsco Publications, Music Sales Corp. [distributor] in New York .
Written in English

  • Stathopoulo family.,
  • Epiphone, Inc. -- History.,
  • Epiphone guitar.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Jim Fisch and L.B. Fred.
    ContributionsFred, L. B., 1955-
    LC ClassificationsML1015.G9 F62 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p., 48 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL730766M
    ISBN 100825614538
    LC Control Number97120140

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The story of Epiphone, one of the oldest and most famous guitar companies, is told by former staff historian Walter Carter. It's an epic story spanning three centuries, from Old World roots in the 19th century to the golden age of American makers in the 20th century and onward into the global market of the new millennium/5(18).

Proudly Handcrafted in Bozeman, Montana by Gibson Acoustic Luthiers, the Made in the U.S.A. Epiphone Texan is built using a solid Sitka Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides, with a Rosewood fingerboard and bridge. For Every Girl Who Was Told Shredding is for Boys.

Emily Wolfe demos the Epiphone SG Standard '61 with Maestro Vibrola from the new. Epiphone: The House of Stathopoulo Paperback – March 1, by Jim Fisch (Author), L.B. Fred (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" 5/5(5). Fans of Epiphone and Gibson that have long wished for some headstock parity between the brands have reason to rejoice: Epiphone's new Inspired By Gibson Collections will drop the sharp angles of Epiphone's recent headstocks and soften their curves into the "open-book" style, while still being differentiated from Gibson's own design.

Note: The discontinued Epiphone Slash Les Paul made has a standard Epiphone serial number. Tony Iommi SG Numbered in sequence as "TI xxx" Zakk Wylde Les Paul Bullseye and the rare "Rough Top" version numbered in sequence as "ZW xxx" Camo version numbered in sequence as "ZPW xxx" Gibson Banjos to present Earl Scruggs Models Standard.

Introduced inthe Epiphone G-Series is a line of Gibson-authorized copies of the famous Gibson SG. Common features found on most Epiphone G-Series guitars include a double-cutaway Mahogany body with humbucker pickups and a rosewood fretboard. The G-Series originally consisted of only two guitars, the Epiphone G and Epiphone G   Fans of Epiphone and Gibson that have long wished for some headstock parity between the brands have reason to rejoice: Epiphone's new Inspired By Gibson Collections will drop the sharp angles of Epiphone's recent headstocks and soften their curves into the "open-book" style, while still being differentiated from Gibson's own design.

The plan to move toward the open-book shape for. It comes close to the classic Gibson open-book shape, but doesn’t ape it. The neck has sizeable but not too chunky vintage ’50s profile. The Indian Laurel fretboard has a 12" radius and is bound with cream binding. This is the Les Paul Special to get for Gibson features at Epiphone prices3/5(2).

Read about guitar history and find out how much your guitar is worth at the Reverb Price Guide. Open-book headstock with black veneer () Epiphone Masterbilt banner logo on headstock () Epiphone script logo on headstock () Binding: White pyralin body binding Hardware: Plate-mounted tuners Rosewood non-belly bridge Tortoise shell pickguard Teardrop shaped pickguard ( - FT #1).

The Epiphone Les Paul Standard was first introduced in and was originally made at the Samick Plant in gh not Epiphone's first Les Paul model, the Standards and Customs were their first Gibson-licensed set-neck Les Paul that closely resembled the original model.

Prior toEpiphone's Les Paul offerings were in the form of the LP-1, 2 & 3 bolt-neck models and a. Epiphone is an American musical instrument manufacturer founded in by Anastasios Stathopoulos, currently based in Nashville,Epiphone, Inc.

was purchased by Gibson and relocated from New York to Kalamazoo, ne was Gibson's main rival in the archtop market prior to Aside from guitars, Epiphone also made double basses, banjos, and other string arters: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

Tellingly, when Epiphone relaunched the Del Rey Double Cut as the DC Pro earlier this year, the company changed the headstock from the Epiphone original to a slightly elongated open-book design.

A typical modern-day Epiphone Les Paul headstock (left) and the company's more vintage-styled, open-book DC Pro offering (right) (Image credit: Future)Author: Michael Astley-Brown. Find the current Blue Book value and worth of your new and used guitars, both acoustic, electric and amplifier.

The number one source of guitar and amplifier pricing and information so you can find the price and value of your used guitars and amplifier. Use this site for a. The Japanese made Epiphone’s had a head stock that looked the same as Gibson’s. The new Gibson inspired one above is still an improvement, but why not use the Gibson open book design like other companies do.

I’d probably buy more Epiphone guitars if they did, since that design aspect would no longer be one of the deterrents. "Fans of Epiphone and Gibson that have long wished for some headstock parity between the brands have reason to rejoice: Epiphone's new Inspired By Gibson Collections will drop the sharp angles of Epiphone's recent headstocks and soften their curves into the "open-book" style, while still being differentiated from Gibson's own design.

The plan to move toward the open-book shape for. The Epiphone book then skips to for price lists ( was the first Epiphone price list after Norlin sold Gibson and Epiphone to Henry J), but it no longer shows a PR in the price list. Or, any PRs for that matter. The Epiphone book then skips to a price list from where six PR guitar reappear, but no longer the PR This is the Epiphone Les Paul Standard.

If your looking to get in to a classic Les Paul this is the guitar for you. This is the closest Epiphone has ever been to a true Gibson.

This guitar has CTS pots, its all hand wired, open book head-stock, Flamed maple top, This is what a Les Paul should be. Hi Everybody, Im trying to find out if an Epiphone G Ser #90xx3xx is really MIJ at Fuji-Gen. Wiki says they are very rare.

Its white, Open Book head, EMG pups, Strap stud on neck - not on neck plate, SG truss cover. Please look at pics. I want to. Called a ’60’s Kalamazoo, the shape closely mirrors the open-book style of a Gibson original. The mahogany neck also maintains a vintage profile. It’s topped with an Indian Laurel fretboard.

Powered by a classic P The P is one of the defining sounds of rock and roll. We think Epiphone’s Dog Ear Pro P nails the tone of the original. What’s your favorite Epi color. #epiphone. Epiphone Joe Bonamassa Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst" Dive into The Epiphone Vivian Campbell “Holy Diver” #epiphone.

Made in the USA for the first time in over 50 years. #epiphone. 65 Comments 46 Shares. January 22 at PM Left or Right. #epiphone. Comments 48 Shares.5/5. For me, I have no interest in Epiphones. I own three Gibsons. A Standard SG costs only a few hundred dollars more than a comparable Epiphone SG.

A used Tribute with decent pickups and nitro can be found for the same cost as a new Epiphone. Even if you wanted an Epiphone (proper) Les Paul with binding, you won't get nibs or nitro.

The plan to move toward the open-book shape for Epiphone was softly announced back in September by Gibson CMO Cesar Gueikian, who shared a photo of an elongated open-book headstock on Instagram and said "it's coming" when asked to put it on more Epiphone models, as reported by Guitar World at the time.

The Inspired By Gibson Collections. Epiphone by Gibson PR Acoustic Guitar excellent Epiphone by Gibson PR Acoustic Guitar excellent This one is in very nice cosmetic condition and new martin strings The neck is straight to the last 4 frets and then dips down the action currently is medium to high and can be easily lowered with a new lower nut and bridge Square shoulder dreadnought body style SN# Epi-X.

Download 65 Epiphone Guitar PDF manuals. User manuals, Epiphone Guitar Operating guides and Service manuals. Epiphone Les Paul Traditional Pro Manuals & User Guides. User Manuals, Guides and Specifications for your Epiphone Les Paul Traditional Pro Guitar.

Database contains 1 Epiphone Les Paul Traditional Pro Manuals (available for free online viewing or downloading in PDF): Operation & user’s manual. He has a new book out this month published by Backbeat Books, called The Epiphone Guitar Book: A Complete History of Epiphone Guitars.

Its. In the first two years, andEpiphone die-stamped the serial number on the inside of the back of their instruments. If you look through the “F” hole on the bass side, you will see it positioned below the label. Beginning inthey moved the placement directly onto the label itself. This sequence begins in with the number.

The G (or sometimes G) is an Epiphone solid body electric guitar model produced as a more modestly priced version of the famous Gibson tly, Epiphone is a subsidiary of Gibson and manufactures the G and other budget models at a lower cost in Asia.

Visually and ergonomically, it is almost identical to a cturer: Epiphone. This new collection is being headlined by a Texan acoustic guitar that is once again being made in the USA. Gibson has made several limited-run Epiphone guitars in the USA over the years, but this guitar, made in the Gibson Acoustic factory in Montana, will kick off the new Epiphone Made In USA range that will offer the brand’s classic designs with American build.

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$ shipping. Epiphone Triumph Guitar - Blonde. Brand: Epiphone. $ shipping. Vintage Original Epiphone FT Jumbo Acoustic Guitar Natural w/ Hard Case. Epiphone to get Gibson headstock shape. If there is any truth in this Instagram post by Cesar Gueikian then Epiphone guitars of the future could finally come with a Gibson open book style headstock Instagram user ‘cwwoodhead’ commented that the company should bring this shape back to the entire Epiphone ’s response.

“It’s coming.”. Published on Gibson vs. Epiphone, the ultimate Les Paul battle. Only way you can find out which model of this classic guitar reigns supreme is by. The Masterbilt DRMCE Acoustic/Electric guitar is Epiphone's most affordable solid body acoustic guitar ever made with the legendary build quality that Masterbilts are world famous for.

Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top, cutaway for easy access, mahogany body and neck, bone nut and the superb eSonic HD preamp system and NanoFlex-HD pickup 5/5(11). Epiphone Acoustic Guitars. Founded by Anastasios Stathopoulos, Epiphone makes musical instruments including acoustic guitars, double basses, and banjos.

Epiphone acoustic guitars feature classic mahogany bodies and rosewood fretboards, vintage sunburst and hummingbird designs, as well as warm, resonant notes. Epiphone’s produced its first Les Paul solid body electric guitar the same year. Review of the Epiphone Les Paul LP The Epiphone LP Les Paul is a budget version of its older brother, the Gibson Les Paul, but the guitar – along with all the other guitars in the Epiphone Les Paul series – shares almost all of the same visual.

Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom PRO Electric Guitar Silver Burst. POS # out of 5 stars with. Questions & Answers. true true MMGS7/H_MEDIA_SET false. Product Description: The king of solid body guitars, the Les Paul Custom made its debut in after the initial success of the Les Paul Goldtop.

I played a Epiphone Les Paul Traditional PRO at GC a month or so ago and it not only sounded great, but the satin finished neck felt fabulous as well. Even though I own a few other top-dollar instruments, my Sheraton is my #1 and nothing has come close to dethroning it in the five years since I purchased it.

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After checking a number of listings, average the prices of items sold, and this. The Epiphone PR-4E acoustic-electric guitar has been a best-seller since its release over a decade ago, giving beginners a chance to learn on a guitar that had both professional sound and quality construction at a great price.

The PR-4E continues Epiphone’s long tradition of building every instrument to last a PR-4E features a 4/5(20). Great deals on Epiphone Vintage Acoustic Guitars. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at Fast & Free shipping on many items!ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm: Contents: The Epiphone story.Published exclusively for Epiphone and limited to 1, worldwide, each coffee table book is individually numbered and features a custom jacket proudly displaying some of the Beatles favorite Epiphone guitars.