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Epiphone Broadway Acoustic Archtop Guitar, Vintage 1949 for sale at om28.com
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Vintage / Preowned
Epiphone Broadway Acoustic Archtop Guitar, Vintage 1949
  • Excellent Condition, All Original
  • Fancy Quilted Maple / Spruce
  • 17 ⅜" Body
  • SOLD

Product Description

Epiphone archtops are sleepers. At a fraction the cost of equivalent Gibsons, there's nothing else out there. This is a fully hand carved body, with back & sides of deeply figured quilted maple and top of (probably Adirondack) spruce, maple neck with 3-ply walnut/maple centerstripe, ornate vine mother-of-pearl peghead inlay, triple-bound body, bound fingerboard and headstock, original gold-plated Frequensator tailpiece and Epi gold tuners with their iconic marleoid buttons, and the original bridge with the serial # stamped on the underside. The Broadway is a less expensive version of the top-of-the-line Deluxe with the same body, materials and metal parts. The guitar is in excellent, all original condition with new frets and setup by Chris Berkov. There's a short section of a repaired center seam separation on the back, the binding is loose at the waist on the back, no cracks or other issues. 17 3/8" Scale length: 25 1/2". Nut width: 1 11/16"

Product Specifications

STRING SPACING 1 11/16"
SCALE 25 "
SIZE 17 ⅜" x 3 ⅛"
TOP Spruce
BACK & SIDES Fancy Quilted Maple
PURFLING B/W
BINDING W
FINGERBOARD Rosewood w/ Pearl Block Inlays
BRIDGE Rosewood
FINISH Sunburst
TUNERS Gold Enclosed Epi Tuners w/ Marbleoid Buttons
CONDITION Excellent
CASE Original Hard Shell

Product ID
P140424002
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