GPOTD - 6.22.10

Discussion in 'Guitars, Guitars Guitars!' started by Help!I'maRock!, Jun 22, 2010.

    Jun 22, 2010
  1. Help!I'maRock! Radical Sandwich Anarchist


    Year: 1970
    Manufacturer: Epiphone
    Model: Unknown ES-175
    Case: Hard
    Color: Sunburst
    Condition: Excellent
    Description: ca 1970, one of a kind? Howard Roberts style neck, Gibson 175 body, frequensator tailpiece, 2 humbuckers

  2. Jun 22, 2010
  3. Tiltsta Show me your frittatas

    Hot, but not 2750 hot.
  4. Jun 22, 2010
  5. Jbird Kick Henry Jackassowski

    I like it :)

    Is that a rosewood neck?
  6. Jun 22, 2010
  7. Aahzz Habanero Evangelist

    Not my kinda thing, but I don't dislike it either.
  8. Jun 22, 2010
  9. Coralkong Alien

    I've never seen a tailpiece like that before.

    Very cool guitar.

    For $2750, I want a new nut with it.
  10. Jun 22, 2010
  11. Kerouac weird musical dildo

    Not really my thing.
  12. Jun 22, 2010
  13. Mark Wein :mad:

    I'd like to play it.
  14. Jun 22, 2010
  15. Gary Blanchard Aging Hippie Folkster

    I have mixed feelings. It kinda looks neat, yet the inlay on the head looks more like someting on a banjo or mandolin. I'd take it, but not for that money. And yeah, the tailpiece is interesting.
  16. Jun 22, 2010
  17. ellengtrgrl Guitar Old Timer

    Kinda cool with the Frequensator tailpice like the old Epiphone Emperors. But, I'm not so sure I'd pay that much for a 1970 Epiphone.
  18. Jun 22, 2010
  19. Denverdave Resident Ragamuffin

    Ye olde like-o-meter

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

    It's nice - but not at anything that resembles that asking price....
  20. Jun 22, 2010
  21. GergS Butt

    I like it but not over 2 grand for an epimaphone
  22. Jun 22, 2010
  23. Help!I'maRock! Radical Sandwich Anarchist

    this was back when Epiphone was still making guitars in the US. in fact, if the dates are correct, it's probably a combination of Kalamazoo Gibson and NYC Epiphone parts.
  24. Jun 22, 2010
  25. GergS Butt

    Yeah I played a few Epi's from the late 60's and they were nothing to write home about. Pretty much the same quality as their Gibson counterparts from that time period..which is hit or miss in my opinion. It's definately one you'd have to play first before forking out that much cash. Just because they are American made doesn't mean quality...especially from that time period.
  26. Jun 22, 2010
  27. jelloman couch'd tater...

    my pants is gettin' tight...:eek:
  28. Jun 22, 2010
  29. PunkKitty Uppity bitchy old cat

    I agree.

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