From the Price Guide


Body Style: Archtop

Wood Composition: Maple body, Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Mini-humbucker pickup, trapeze tailpiece, F-holes, block inlays, two controls built into pickuguard, gold-plated hardware

Product Specs

  • Emperor Regent
  • Natural
  • 2010s
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Number of Strings
  • 6 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Reviews for the Epiphone Emperor Regent Natural 2012
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  • I LOVE this guitar.

    Verified Purchase

    I'd always heard good things about the Epiphone Emperor Regent and, being in the market for a budget jazz box, I found one here on Reverb. As soon as I got it out of the case I was deeply impressed. The guitar projects almost like an acoustic guitar. It was much lighter than I expected it to be. It …

  • Description clarification

    The neck is maple (not mahogany). The body back & sides are maple laminate, with a spruce laminate top. Laminate's not a bad thing; using laminate allows it to be played at louder volumes without feedback. I've owned mine for nearly two decades and I love mine!

  • Better....really!!!

    I've owned mine for over 10 years. It continues to play right along with Jazz Boxes costing 5 to 9 times the purchase price. I am only proud to hand it to the curious player so impressed with its rich and fat tone. Acoustically it's strong enough to play among flat tops we are told, the arc…