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    Slide Back To 1939

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    Epiphone Presents the Electar Inspired by "1939" Century Lap Steel Outfit

    Classic Electric Steel Guitar Returns with Art Deco Design, “Blade Humbucker” and Gigbag


    Nashville, Tenn., December 1, 2015 – Epiphone presents the Electar Inspired by "1939" Century Lap Steel Outfit, a one of a kind reissue of the Art Deco styled Hawaiian lap steel guitar originally designed by Herb Sunshine, Epiphone’s legendary salesman, electronics developer and Epiphone founder Epi Stathopoulo.



    Electar Inspired by "1939" Century Lap Steel

    The ultimate in steel guitar form


    The new Epiphone Electar Inspired by "1939" Century Lap Steel 6-string Outfit features the same profile as the vintage original with a one-piece Mahogany body and neck complete with an Ebony finish.  The “1939” Century neck area features a classic Plexiglass fingerboard with a traditional “1939” Art Deco Replica inlay design. 


    The Electar is powered by an Epiphone 500B “Blade” Humbucker with beautiful reproduction Epiphone “Circus Tent” knobs for Master Volume and Tone.  The bridge and tailpiece are aluminum with a period-style, nickel-plated steel cover.


    The Epiphone Electar Inspired by "1939" Century Lap Steel Outfit comes with a fitted gigbag, and like all Epiphones a limited lifetime warranty and the world famous Gibson 365/24/7 customer service. Take  home a classic from the original House of Stathopoulo by picking up an Epiphone Electar Inspired by "1939" Century Lap Steel Outfit at your favorite Authorized Epiphone Dealer.


    Fans can visit Epiphone.com or their favorite Authorized Epiphone Dealer to learn more about the Electar Inspired by “1939” Century Lap Steel Outfit.


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    About Epiphone:

    For over 140 years, Epiphone has led the world in designing affordable, professional instruments like the new PRO-1 Collection, designed by Pros to be the easy to play. Epiphone is also the official instrument of Rocksmith, the critically acclaimed video experience teaching millions around the world how to play guitar and bass. Since Epiphone’s humble beginnings in Sparta, Greece in 1873 through its rise to fame in Manhattan, and its reemergence as a dominant force in musical instruments from its new headquarters in Nashville, TN, Epiphones have powered a century of classic recordings by Les Paul, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Joe Pass, John Lee Hooker, and The Who. Today, the world’s top artists like Gary Clark Jr., Paul McCartney, Jack Casady, Joe Bonamassa, and Tommy Thayer of KISS count on Epiphone quality every day. As part of Gibson Brands, Epiphone offers innovation, history, and a lifetime guarantee.

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