1937 Epiphone Olympic – £1749

Nov 8, 2021 | Gibson

1937 Epiphone Olympic – £1749

NEW ARRIVAL  This guitar is from Epiphone’s golden archtop age, when the company was still based in New York before they were bought by Gibson in 1957. 30’s and 40’s Epiphone archtops have long been considered among the best of their kind, and the Epiphone Olympic is now famous in it’s own right as the guitar of choice of David Rawlings. The guitar features a Spruce top with Mahogany back and sides, and has a bright, punchy tone with plenty of volume. The guitar is in good condition, with no cracks or repairs, and all the right signs of playwear. It lends itself to blues, jazz, country, bluegrass, old time and swing. It has a 50’s Hofner tailpiece, and a sun decal on the top. Both these features could easily be replaced / removed, but I like the history, and will let the next owner make that decision. The guitar and comes in a non original hard case. 

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