Epiphone Casino VS

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John Lennon played almost exclusively on a Epiphone Casino semi-acoustic from about '65 with the Beatles. Originally, the guitar had the present-day Sunburst finish when in 1967, during the course of the psychedelic fashion heyday, it was completely psyched out, only to be then freed from all colour only one year later. The result was the "Natural Finish", which can be admired in the film "Let It Be", and later on in "Imagine".

In contrast to most current semi-acoustics, the Casino does not have a sustain block, so the top can resonate much more freely. This makes the casino more susceptible to feedback, with distorted lead sounds being rather more delicate, and the clean or crunch sounds are unique at that: Fabulous dynamics with a good and proper piece of wood! Simple Beatles sounds are easy (even George Harrison often played a casino), but also for blues guitarists, the Casino could be their guitar for life!

  • Design: 335 with F-holes
  • Laminated maple body
  • Set-in mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Parallelogram inlays
  • Pickups: 2 Alnico P90
  • 2 Volume- and 2 tone controls
  • Chrome hardware
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst
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Colour Sunburst
Body Maple
Top Maple
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Rosewood
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups P90, P90
Tremolo No
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag No

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Stephen824, 03.06.2013
I recieved my Casino VS in January 2013 and found it needed very little attention before it was playable.Action is amazingly fast and it sounds fantastic through a tube amp.A work of art with the sound of the 60`s!
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A cheap guitar

08.07.2014
And it feels like one.
The P90 don't sound like real ones, and the finish lacks in every aspect.
Compared to Squier's and Eastwoods this one really falls behind.
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Electric Guitar John Lennon played almost exclusively on a Epiphone Casino semi-acoustic from about '65 with the Beatles. Originally, the guitar had the present-day Sunburst finish when in 1967,...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: P90, P90
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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Semi-acoustic guitars John Lennon played almost exclusively on a Epiphone Casino semi-acoustic from about '65 with the Beatles. Originally, the guitar had a Sunburst finish when in 1967, during the...

  • Colour: Natural
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: P90, P90
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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Electric Guitar Type: Semi-acoustic, Laminated maple body, Set-in mahogany neck, Rosewood fretboard, Parallelogram inlays, Pickups: 2 Alnico P90, Chrome-plated hardware, Colour: Cherry

  • Colour: Red
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: P90, P90
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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