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Epiphone Masterbilt Century De Luxe Classic Acoustic-Electric Guitar, Vintage Sunburst

Classic Epiphone archtops were the source of inspiration for the Century De Luxe Classic, though it gets a modern update with its eSonic HD preamp system. Rate and review this product
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Epi Century De Luxe Vintage Sunburst

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Epiphone Masterbilt Century De Luxe

The Epiphone Masterbilt De Luxe Classic Acoustic/Electric Guitar is a large body guitar that produces a strong, full tone capable of cutting through any mix. It features an arched Solid Spruce top with traditional Longitudinal Bracing, replica tortoise style pickguard, and a round sound hole. Inside the sound hole is a 1930's era replica Epiphone label. The De Luxe 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.

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Like Epi's first generation of archtops, the new De Luxe has a unique body profile with a 17" lower bout, a 12.6" upper bout, a 10.25" waist, and a 21" body length. Both the body and top feature 3-layer Ivory & Black color binding while the fingerboard has single layer Ivory color binding. The 5-piece Hard Maple and Mahogany neck has a full rounded "C"- profile that is glued to the body with a dovetail joint for a precise fit so the De Luxe will resonate as one piece of wood. The Ebony fretboard has 20 medium frets, a 25.5" scale length, and pearloid "Notched Diamond" inlays modeled after the original Masterbilts.

The full tone of the De Luxe sounds beautiful unamplified on a small stage or in the studio. But now the cutting edge eSonic HD (High Definition) preamp system and Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle pickup make it possible for archtop players to hear their instrument amplified exactly as they hear it unplugged. No archtop player has ever heard an acoustic guitar more accurately represented through a sound system before. The Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle pickup has easy-to-access controls for Master Volume and Master EQ mounted just inside the sound hole. Now you have complete control over how much of the acoustic guitar is amplified. The pre-amp system is powered by a standard 9-volt battery that is easy to access, located near the 1/4" output jack.

Epiphone takes you through an overview of their Masterbilt Century guitars:


Features:

- Arched Solid Spruce top
- 5-piece Hard Maple and Mahogany neck
- Pearloid "Notched Diamond" inlays
- eSonic HD preamp system and Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle pickup
- Laminated Flame Maple Body
- Ebony fingerboard

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- Finish: Aged Gloss
- Hardware: Aged Nickel
- Top: Solid Spruce; Longitudinal Bracing
- Body: Laminated Flame Maple

Body Dimensions:
- Lower Bout = 17"
- Upper Bout = 12.6"
- Waist = 10.25"
- Body Length = 21"

- 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
- Fretboard Inlay: Pearloid "Notched Diamond"
- 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
- Sound Hole: 2-Layer
- Pickguard: Imitation Tortoise
- Strap Buttons: Yes
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Vintage Natural
Shipping Weight: 9 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 46 x 22 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ETD2VNNH1
Vintage Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 10 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 48 x 22 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ETD2VSNH1
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