The Golden Years of Epiphone Have Returned with this Faithful Reproduction of the '66 Wilshire!
An Epiphone from the past. Originally built in Kalamazoo, Michigan after the being purchased by Gibson, these Epiphone solid body guitars were some of the highest quality and best sounding instruments of their day. Its unique shape and mini Humbucker pickup configuration, was under appreciated in its time, but cherished by artists who’ve come across these guitars in the years after its original production.
Epiphone 66 Worn Wilshire Features
- Epiphone LockTone tune-o-matic/stopbar combination
- NY Mini-Humbuckers for a bright and focused output
- Epiphone's own batwing headstock
- Straight string-pull design
- Vintage Epiphone gold headstock logo
- 1960's SlimTaper neck profile
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Premium 14:1 die-cast tuners
- Worn-in look and feel with a thin satin finish
This ’66 Epiphone Wilshire is a faithful reproduction of the original 1966 model. With a double cutaway Mahogany body, glued-in Mahogany neck that lightweight and comfortable. The Mahogany design provides incredible resonance and a natural acoustic tone even when unplugged.
The Lock Tone Tune-O-Matic bridge and Stopbar tailpiece are standard equipment on all Epiphone guitars with a tune-o-matic setup. From their Custom Les Pauls right down to the Special II, Epiphone knows that tuning stability and sustain can make or break a guitar so it’s important to have a dependable bridge you can trust.