Epiphone Riviera 1975 - 1984

Epiphone Riviera 1975 - 1984

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Overview

The Matsumoku-built Epiphone Riviera of the late-1970s and early-1980s went through one minor change during its production run, switching from a Frequensator tailpiece to a standard stopbar in 1982. With full-size Maxon humbuckers, these guitars are a great way to get a 335-type instrument and make for a great alternative to Norlin-era Gibson ES-335s. The guitars produced from 1975 - 1979 were Japanese Domestic models while the guitars produced from 1980 - 1984 were distributed worldwide.

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Riviera (Japanese Domestic)
  • Riviera with Frequensator Tailpiece
  • Riviera with Stop-Bar Tailpiece
Finish
  • Antique Sunburst
  • Cherry
  • Vintage Sunburst
  • Wine Red
Year
  • 1975 - 1984
Made In
  • Japan
Categories
Body Material
  • Maple
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Body Type
  • Semi-hollow Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Fretboard Radius
  • 14"
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Neck Material
  • Maple
Number of Frets
  • 22
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • No
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Top Material
  • Maple
Wood Top Style
  • Plain

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