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1952 Epiphone Century Archtop, Good Condition, See ad below for Full Description

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US $876.87
Approximately £577.29(including postage)
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Seller notes: 1952 Epiphone Century Archtop, Good Condition, See ad below for Full Description
Brand: Epiphone Dexterity: Right-Handed
Model: Century String Configuration: 6 String
Body Type: Hollow Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Series: Century

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Made In USA!

 

 

 

This is something really cool. A 1952 Epiphone Century Model #E421. A great playing and sounding Archtop guitar. This model was built between 1950 to 1957. According to guitar dater website, this Century was Built between 1952 to 1953 at the Philadelphia plant. 

This guitar is equipped with the New York pickups and white carousel knobs. This guitar is all original except for the headstock logo. When I received this guitar the logo was missing. I could not find the original logo, so this is a reproduction that I did get directly from Epiphone. The headstock had a 3 inch by 1/2 inch chunk of wood that was missing on the headstock. I'm guessing that it was from removing the logo. Our luthier filled this in  and refinished only the front side of the headstock in order to preserve the originality. The logo covers most of the repair. (See picture #8, use zoom).  The luthier also reset the neck and did a complete setup. This guitar plays and sounds awesome. Tone is off the charts. 

 

Epiphones serial number tag is clearly visible through the "F" sound hole. This is a very collectable guitar that can still be used as a daily player. Gibson purchased Epiphone in 1958. This is one of the last models made in the USA before Gibson took control.

 

Non Original case. The case is a factory Taylor hard shell case that fits the guitar very well.

 

 

 

Serial number: #66260

 

 

Cosmetics: Good Condition. Taking into account that this is a 62 year old guitar, this is in really good shape. There is lacquer checking throughout the entire guitar. Wherever there is wood there are the hairline finish cracks. Nothing structural they are there because of the aged wood. Scratches, dents, dings all over the entire body as well as the headstock. The binding around the body has a few cracks and small chips. The binding is discolored and has "yellowed". The back of the neck has a few small indentations and shows some wear. Fretboard is in great shape. Plenty of life here. The pick guard has a small crack next to the mounting screw. (See picture #7). The pickguard is a little warped. This is a "Players" guitar. It is not a museum piece. This Century is dripping with "Mojo". This is the real deal. Very authentic. If you want something pristine, this is not the one. Keep looking. If you want the authentic vibe that this guitar has, this could be you. Look at the pictures closely. Use zoom in feature. They will tell the story.  

 

 

 

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