Perhaps the rarest Epiphone model ever made, only 139 Excellente acoustic guitars were produced between 1963-70. The beautifully ornate, top-of-the-line Excellente was made famous by country music legend Loretta Lynn, and now it returns as part of the new Masterbilt™ Collection. Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top, solid ovangkol back and sides, an ebony fingerboard with historic pearl cloud inlays, bone nut and saddle, and gold vintage-style Waffleback tuners. Powered by the Fishman® Sonitone™ onboard preamp system, it's ready for the studio or stage.
Body Shape - Excellente
Body Material - Solid Ovangkol
Top - Solid Sitka Spruce
Back - Solid Ovangkol
Side - Solid Ovangkol
Binding - Ivory and Black 6-ply (top) and 4-ply (back)
Finish - Aged Gloss
Material - Maple with 5 piece Walnut and Maple center stripe
Profile - C Profile
Scale Length - 25.31" / 643mm
Fingerboard Material - Ebony
Fingerboard Radius - 12.01"
Number Of Frets - 20
Frets - Medium Jumbo
Nut Material - Bone
Nut Width - 1.69" / 43mm
Inlays - Excellente Clouds, 15th fret Block
Joint - Tapered Dovetail
Finish - Gold
Tuner Plating - Gold
Bridge - Ebony; Excellente shape with pearl dot inlays
Saddle Material - Bone
Tuning Machines - Gold Vintage "Waffleback" tuners with metal buttons
Pickguard - Historic Excellente
TrussRod - Adjustable
Bridge Pins - Ivory with black center dot
Strap Buttons - 2 - bottom and side of heel
Under Saddle Pickup - Fishman® Sonicore™
Controls - Fishman® Sonitone™ soundhole mounted Volume and Tone
Output Jack - 1/4" Endpin Jack
Preamp - Fishman Sonitone™
*Models subject to change without notice
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