With its short 30.5" scale and looks that take you back to the British Invasion, this beautiful maple-bodied Epiphone Viola bass delivers rich, plucky tone.

British Bass Tone Dressed in Vintage Threads

With a tip of the hat back to the years of the British invasion, Epiphone's Viola electric bass brings a dash of vintage class to your game. Crafted in that iconic "violin bass" body shape, the Viola's maple body is loaded a NYR Mini and NYt Mini humbucker to amplify your performance, and a maple neck with a pau ferro fingerboard features 22 frets with dot position inlays. This beauty of a bass will certainly bring a touch of variety to your collection, if you're looking for something a little different with a distinct home in the history of pop.

Epiphone's Take on a Classic

The Viola body shape of your Epiphone electric bass pays homage to an era when British pop was staking its claim in American culture during the mid-'60s. The laminated maple top boasts an attractive Vintage Sunburst finish that's easy on the eyes. Maple bodies push the high end just a bit for a welcoming bright resonance that's easily tamed via your master tone dial near both mini humbuckers.

NYR and NYT Mini Humbuckers

Capturing that iconic mid-'60s vintage tone are your set of NYR and NYT mini humbuckers. Both of these pickups have independent volume controls that allow you to find the perfect blend to suit your ears.

Set Maple Neck with a Comfy Feel

Stretching 22 frets in length is your Epiphone Viola's set maple neck. This appendage yields a comfortable action and a streamlined feel from note to note. A pau ferro fingerboard provides smooth sailing, and modest dot position inlays mark your frets in classic minimalist fashion.

Stylish and Secure Hardware

Epiphone takes pride in their hardware appointments that afford both security and visual sophistication. This bass features an attractive rosewood bridge with compensated rosewood saddle, a classic adjustable trapeze tailpiece, and 14:1 machine heads that tune smoothly and stay in place for longer sessions of uninterrupted playing.


- Electric bass guitar in "Violin Bass" body shape
- Maple body
- Maple neck
- Scale length of 30.5"
- Pau ferro fingerboard with dot position inlays
- Set neck joint
- NYR Mini humbucker at the neck
- NYT Mini humbucker at the bridge
- Two independent volume controls
- One master tone control
- Nickel hardware
- Rosewood bridge with rosewood compensated saddle Body: Maple
Neck: Maple
Neck Joint: Set-glued
Scale: 30.5"
Fingerboard: Pau ferro with dot inlays
Nut Width: 1.65"
Neck Pickup: NYR mini humbucker
Bridge Pickup: NYT mini humbucker
Hardware: Nickel
Controls: Neck volume, Bridge volume, Master Tone
Bridge: Rosewood with rosewood compensated saddle
Color: Vintage Sunburst (VS)

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ConditionBrand New (New)
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  • Viola Bass with Rosewood Fretboard
  • Vintage Sunburst
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Color Family
  • Brown
  • Sunburst
Body Material
  • Maple
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Nut Width
  • 1.65"
Pickup System
  • Passive
Neck Material
  • Maple
Model Family
  • Epiphone Viola Bass
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Body Shape
  • Violin
Number of Strings
  • 4-String
Number of Frets
  • 22

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