Epiphone Masterbilt Century Zenith Classic, Vintage Sunburst
£519.00

Epiphone Masterbilt Century Zenith Classic, Vintage Sunburst

With the new Masterbilt Century series for 2016, Epiphone have done something very cool and original - they're bringing back vintage designs from the 1920s and 1930s, but with some fantastic upgrades ...
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With the new Masterbilt Century series for 2016, Epiphone have done something very cool and original - they're bringing back vintage designs from the 1920s and 1930s, but with some fantastic upgrades for the modern players. This Epiphone Masterbilt Century Zenith Classic in Vintage Sunburst is one of the new models, and won't disappoint those guitarists looking for an acoustic with a difference - authentic vintage looks, but modern features.

A History of Archtop Excellence Since 1931, Reinvented for the 21st Century

A 21st Century Archtop with eSonic HD preamp & traditional “f”-hole. The Masterbilt Zenith Classic Acoustic/Electric Guitar is a medium-sized archtop with an arched Solid Spruce top with traditional Longitudinal Bracing, a laminated Flame Maple body, and classic f-holes. Inside the upper f-hole is a 1930s era replica Epiphone label. The Zenith Classic is available in traditional Vintage Natural and Vintage Sunburst aged gloss finishes, each with unique color tones inspired by Epiphone’s priceless vintage collection in Nashville, Tennessee. The tortoise style pickguard comes unattached. Pickguard hardware comes included.

Epiphone’s first Masterbilt archtops quickly rose to popularity during the 1930s “Big Band” era and were renowned for their warm woody tone, wide tonal range and punchy volume. However, with the invention of the electric guitar pickup, archtop acoustic guitars quickly became equipped with magnetic amplification and were for the most part, forever transformed into “electric” guitars.  Until now… Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional archtop guitars, reinvents the archtop again by combining our original, time-tested designs with 21st century acoustic guitar electronics to bring you the new Masterbilt Century Collection.  The first collection of archtop “acoustic/electric” guitars designed to be played and amplified as true acoustic instruments.  Just play one and you will immediately feel and hear the difference between today’s common “flat top” acoustic guitar and the unique voice of a Masterbilt Century. 

Plug one in and prepare to be amazed!  Really.  You have to hear it to believe it.  Now with the eSonic HD preamp and Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle pickup, you can plug in any Masterbilt Century archtop acoustic/electric into an amp or any PA and hear your guitar’s beautiful and dynamic true acoustic tone on any size stage. For flattop guitarists who have only played old plywood archtops, the sound of a Masterbilt Century guitars will be a revelation. Get ready for a totally new acoustic guitar experience!

Features:

  • Historic Epiphone Archtop Design with classic "f" Hole
  • Solid Spruce Top with Longitudinal Bracing
  • True Acoustic Sound with Sonic HD Preamp/NanoFlex HD pickup
  • Ebony Fretboard
  • Historic Tuners and Headstock Inlay Design

Specs:

  • Finish Aged Gloss
  • Hardware Aged Nickel
  • Top Solid Spruce; Longitudinal Bracing
  • Body Laminated Flame Maple
  • Body Dimensions Lower Bout = 16"
  • Upper Bout = 11.6"
  • Waist = 9.4"
  • Body Length = 20.125"
  • Neck 5-pc Laminated; Hard Maple/Mahogany
  • Neck Profile Rounded "C" shape
  • Preamp eSonic™ HD (High Definition)
  • Controls Master Volume & Master EQ
  • Pickup Shadow NanoFlex™ HD; Under-saddle
  • Power 9 Volt Battery
  • Output Jack 1/4"
  • Truss Rod Dual-Action
  • Truss Rod Cover Black PVC "Bullet"; 1-layer
  • Neck Joint 
  • Dovetail; Glued-In
  • Fingerboard Ebony
  • F’Brd Inlay Pearloid "Falling Snowflakes"
  • Headstock Historic Epiphone Dovewing with Pearloid "Banner" logos
  • Tuners Historic Epiphone Reissue Tuners with Marboloid "Crown" buttons; Improved to 18:1 ratio
  • Frets 20; Medium
  • Nut Bone
  • Nut Width 1.69" (43mm)
  • Scale Length 25.5"
  • Strings Cleartone®; 12-53
  • Bridge Floating Adjustable; Ebonoid
  • Saddle Compensated; Artificial Bone
  • Tailpiece Historic Epiphone Trapeze
  • Binding Body Top - 3-Layer
  • Body Back – 3-Layer
  • Fingerboard – 1-Layer
  • Headstock - None
  • "f" Hole - none
  • Pickguard Imitation Tortoise
  • Strap Buttons Yes
  • Serial Number 1930's Era Replica Soundhole Label
  • Optional Century Collection De Luxe Hard Case
More Information
Manufacturer Epiphone
SKU 150711
Shipping Weight (kg) 8.000000
MPN ETZ2VSNH1
Colour sunburst
Series Masterbilt Series
Scale Length 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Nut Width 1.69" (43mm)
Neck Wood Hard Maple/Mahogany
Pickup Config Acoustic Pickup System
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard ebony fingerboard
Guitar Style orchestra model
Body Size full size

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