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1939 Epiphone Masterbilt Broadway Archtop Guitar (consignment) SOLD

1939 Epiphone Masterbilt Broadway Archtop Guitar (consignment)  SOLD

In the time between the World Wars, giant archtops ruled the Earth’s stages and bandstands, and in that period, Epiphone was one of the most dominant names. During the 1930’s, Epiphone used the ‘Masterbilt’ label to denote higher-end instruments.

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Epiphone Broadway Masterbilt, 1932 (Consignment) SOLD

Epiphone Broadway Masterbilt, 1932 (Consignment) SOLD

Epiphone began producing the Masterbilt series and the Broadway in 1931, featuring more elaborate decoration and the asymmetrical peghead seen here.

This very early Epiphone Broadway model, from 1932, is in great playing condition and is structurally sound.

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