Epiphone Century E-422 3:4 1961 Cherry

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  • $1,200$1,600

The Century was an archtop electric produced by Epiphone starting in 1939. After the Gibson takeover in 1957, the model was continued in a somewhat altered format. In 1959 a P-90 pickup replaced the earlier Epiphone-built New York pickups. The century was offered as a 3/4-sized guitar with a 22-inch scale length starting in 1961.

Years of Production: 1961 - 1967

Unique to this Year: First year offered as a 3/4-sized guitar. 

Body Style: Archtop 

Wood Composition: Laminated maple back and sides, Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard,

Design Elements: Trapeze Tailpiece, P-90 pickup, F-holes,unbound tortoiseshell pickguard


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