Epiphone Casino Hollowbody Electric Guitar
There are guitars with a sound of their own. You just play better than you are capable of when you strum them. This is one of these guitars. The Epi Casino has all the sound and more, no matter what your musical tastes are. Another tickbiteextreme hand pick.
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Epiphone has made a name for itself by producing some of the greatest and most innovative musical instruments for over 120 years. While models such as Masterbilts, Broadways, Wilshires, Coronets, Emperors and Texans are some of Epiphone's most memorable models, the Casino is arguably our most famous due to its close association with The Beatles.
The Epiphone Casino still has the same classic look, sound, and features that have made it the go-to guitar for two generations of artists including Paul McCartney, Paul Weller, Noel Gallagher, Keith Richards and Gary Clark, Jr.
The Casino Story:
For the Epiphone Company of 1961, the Casino was a small breakthrough. After the merger with Gibson in 1957, Epiphone moved away from making large archtops. A new era of music had arrived. The introduction of the Casino was a modern design that announced that Epiphone’s unique history would continue separate from Gibson’s. Though from a distance the Casino had the look of an ES-335, the Casino was a true hollowbody giving players a clear, ringing tone that could be pushed into overdrive when needed. It was an ideal guitar for stage and studio and can be heard on many landmark recordings including The Beatles’ Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band and The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds.
Maybe it’s purely coincidental that at the same time that the Casino was in its planning stages at Epiphone headquarters in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Beatles were starting their historic run at the Hamburg Star Club. By 1964, the Beatles were stars and when Paul McCartney went shopping for a new guitar that could feed back, he reached for a Casino. John Lennon and George Harrison
soon bought their own and used their Casinos on stage and at Abbey Road throughout the band’s career. Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys, Paul Weller of the Jam, and Noel Gallagher of Oasis are just a few of the players who have made great records with Casinos.
•Classic mid '60s design
•Epiphone P-90 pickups
•Four color finishes
Body- 5-ply maple with basswood top bracing
Neck Joint- 16th fret, Glued-in
Fingerboard- rosewood with parallelogram inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets
Fingerboard Radius- 12”, 24.75” scale
Nut Width- 1.68
Neck Profile- SlimTaper™ “D”
Pickups- Epiphone P-90T and P-90R
Bridge- LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic
Machine Heads- Small button
Seller Refurbished like new guitar brings the musician high quality gear at low prices. Our certified technicians go over the instrument and perform any repairs necessary then verify instrument meets or exceeds original factory specifications. We then perform a multi point check to make sure we are selling the finest product possible. Instrument is stamped "used" or "2nd" in small letters on back of headstock and given a new serial number to keep these from being sold as new in stores as specified by the manufacturer. Instrument may show small pick scratches from playing or scuffs and dings from handling. Most show no signs of use and are in like new condition.
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