The Epiphone ES-175 Premium is a faithful reissue of one of the most famous archtops from jazz and rock classics. The ES-175 Premium features Gibson USA 57 Classic pickups and vintage-inspired “aged” Lacquer finish that will make you think youre playing a 50s original but at a price anyone can afford. This stylish hollowbody guitar has an Ebony finish Laminated Maple top 22-fret Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays and a black pickguard with white binding.
History of a Legend Born in an era of jazz and pop music that was hotter louder and constantly stretching musical boundaries the ES-175 was the first archtop with a Florentine (sharp) cutaway introduced in 1949 as a mid-size more affordable version of the venerable L-5. In 1957 it came with the innovative and now standard humbucker pickup. Just like the original this fully hollow jazz guitar is easy to hold easy to play and is affordable. The ES-175 Premium is versatile enough for players of all abilities and playing styles with cool crisp archtop tone from its all-Maple construction and killer humbucker pickups – Gibson 57 classics. Epiphone Archtop The ES-175 Premium has a hand-fitted glued-in Mahogany neck with a SlimTaper™ profile and a 24.75″ scale that ready to come alive with the first note you play. This reintroduced model features a traditional Laminated Maple body with single ply binding with a vintage-inpired aged Lacquer finish topped off with a traditional 3-ply black and white pickguard. The affordable archtops bound Rosewood fingerboard has a classic split-parallelogram inlays and Epiphones iconic “sloped dovewing” headstock fitted with Grover® 18:1 machine heads for quick arrucate and intuitive tuning plus a standard 1.68″ nut. Gibson USA 57 Classic Pickups The ES-175 Premium includes two Gibson USA 57 Classic humbuckers that recreate the wide tonal range and incredible sensitivity of the ES-175s original PAF style pickups that are now some of the most sought after vintage pickups in the world. Classic Hardware The ES-175 Premium comes with Epiphone “Deluxe” machine heads and full range controls for volume and tone all equipped with Epiphone full-size 1″ 500K Ω potentiometers a rim-mounted output jack and Epiphones 3-way all metal toggle mounted on a traditional rubber grommet. The bridge is set up with a traditional floating Rosewood base supporting a fully adjustable nickel Tune-o-matic bridge. The bridge is “pinned” to ensure perfect placement and intonation every time. And the classic “Zig-Zag” Trapeze tailpiece makes the new ES-175 Premium virtually indistinguishable from a vintage original?except for the price! One thing you cant get with a vintage instrument is Epiphoneimited Lifetime Warranty and Gibson 24/7/365 Customer Service. The Epiphone ES-175 Premium is more than just a time travel guitar. It could also be the only guitar you ever need to own. Features/Specifications Body & Bridge Body: Laminated Maple Construction: Set-In Finish: Ebony Bridge: Floating Rosewood Base with Tune-o-Matic Bridge Pinned Neck & Fingerboard Neck: Solid Mahogany Neck Profile: SlimTaper Fretboard: Rosewood Frets: 22 Inlays: Parallelogram Scale Length: 24.75″ Nut Width: 1.68″ Electronics & Hardware Bridge Pickup: Gibson USA 57 Classic Humbucker Neck Pickup: Gibson USA 57 Classic Humbucker Controls: 2 x Volume / 2 x Tone / 3-Way Switch Hardware: Nickel Epiphone Guitar-and-Bass 10QJ
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Epiphone ES-175 Premium Hollowbody Guitar Ebony