Overview

One of Epiphone's Masterbilt guitars introduced in the '30s, the Spartan was a 16 and 3/8-inch wide acoustic archtop. The Spartan's headstock and inlay design evolved throughout the '30s and '40s until the model was discontinued in 1949.

Years of Production: 
1934 - 1949

Unique to this Year: By 1947, the Spartan had changed inlay material to plastic on the fingerboard and headstock. 

Body Style: Archtop acoustic

Wood Composition: Maple back and sides, Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Trapeze tailpiece, multi-bound, f-holes, dot inlays

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Spartan
Finish
  • Sunburst
Year
  • 1947
Categories
Number of Strings
  • 6 String

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