Epiphone releases the new USA Casino guitar with P90s
Returning to the roots of the Gibson era, Epiphone releases a new Epiphone USA Casino P90s guitar made in USA as in 1961.
Epiphone Casino, one of the most iconics guitars
Epiphone continues expanding his offer with new outstanding guitars. Returning to the tradition of the Company, new made in USA instruments as the new Epiphone USA Casino hollow-body model featuring P90 pickups. Perhaps this is the most iconic electric guitar of Epiphone history.
We first see this model during Winter NAMM 2020. Now, an Epiphone dealer has listed the new Epiphone USA Casino model. The new hollow-body model has the classic twin P90 pickups. What is striking is that the guitar is not yet listed on the Epiphone website.
Epiphone USA Casino with P90s specs
The guitar has hand-wired electronics with Orange Drop capacitors and Gibson USA P-90 Dogear single-coil pickups, putting it on a par with Gibson-branded American-built models.
As expected, the Body is made of three ply Maple/Poplar/Maple front, back and sides, along with a traditional solid mahogany C profile 24.75″ neck with an Indian rosewood fretboard loaded with 22 frets.
The new Epi is available in two classic finishes: a Royal Tan or Vintage Burst nitrocellulose lacquer finish.
Price of the 1961 Epiphone USA Casino with P90’s
A dealer website offers the new Epiphone USA Casino P90 for the price of $ 2,699. The guitar includes a hard case of the brand.
1961 Hollow Body Casino guitar made in USA
The original ’60s Casino guitar is often associated with musicians like John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Keith Richards, and more. The Casino was launched in 1961, three years later of the Gibson ES-330. This Epiphone guitar earned great popularity among British guitarplayers.
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