Epiphone 1957 SJ-200 Acoustic-Electric (with Case)

Originally known as the "king of the flattops," the Epiphone 1957 SJ-200 has thermally aged solid Sitka spruce top with solid maple back and sides.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Thermally Aged Sitka Spruce Top Vintage tone; improved response
Solid maple back and sides Balanced, resonant tone
LR Baggs Element VTC pickup Transparent sound with volume and tone controls
Laurel fingerboard Chocolate hue; similar feel and tone to rosewood

The world-famous SJ-200 is known as the "King of the Flat-Tops," and it's been the choice of countless legends, from singing cowboys to country, folk. and rock icons, right up to some of today's most popular artists. Now Epiphone, in collaboration with the Gibson Custom Shop, is proud to release the 1957 SJ-200. This impressive guitar features a thermally aged solid Sitka spruce top supported by scalloped X-bracing, solid figured maple back and sides, and a flame maple neck with a C-profile, laurel fingerboard, and graduated crown mother of pearl inlays.

The headstock has the Gibson "Open Book" shape, along with a mother-of-pearl crown and Epiphone logo inlays, and the inspired by Gibson Custom double diamond logo etched into the back. The iconic J-200 open moustache bridge and engraved pickguard are also present, along with a compensated bone saddle, bone nut, and bone bridge pins. It even comes equipped with an L.R. Baggs VTC preamp and under saddle pickup, so it's ready to rock on stage or in the studio as soon as you take it out of the included inspired by Gibson Custom hardshell case.

- Body Shape: SJ-200
- Material: Solid Figured Maple
- Top: Thermally Aged Solid Sitka Spruce
- Binding: Six-ply Top, Four-ply Back, Single-ply Fingerboard and Headstock
- Neck: Flame Maple with Walnut Center Stringer
- Profile: C-profile
- Nut Width: 43.7896mm
- Fingerboard: Laurel
- Scale Length: 647.7mm
- Number of Frets: 20
- Nut: Bone
- Inlay: Mother of Pearl Graduated Crown
- Bridge: Open J-200 Moustache, Laurel with 2 Mother of Pearl Bars
- Tuners: Epiphone Deluxe
- Plating: Gold
- Under Saddle Pickup: L.R. Baggs VTC
- Controls: Soundhole Mounted Volume and Tone
- Finishes: Antique Natural, Vintage Sunburst
- Case: Hardshell Case Included
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Antique Natural
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ECJ2057NAVGH1
Vintage Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 14 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): ECJ2057VSVGH1

In order to continually improve the design, quality, and performance of Epiphone's products and instruments and to make use of the best materials at all times, Epiphone reserves the right to change specifications without notice.

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Antique Natural

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