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Epiphone / FT79 Texan / 1965 / Guitar

The Epiphone FT79 saw the light of day in 1942. After Gibson acquired Epiphone in 1957, the model was redesigned and produced in Kalamazoo, Michigan with the addition "Texan" in the name. Due to the new design, the model was very similar to Gibson's J45, but had a scale length. The Texan rose to prominence in the hands of Paul McCartney who used one in the hit song "Yesterday". Other well-known artists who used a Texan were Kurt Cobain, Ben Gibbard, Noel Gallagher and Peter Frampton. This 1965 Epiphone Texan contains the necessary playwear that is not unusual for a guitar of this age, but is certainly still in good condition. Several cracks have been repaired on the spruce top. Furthermore, the tuners and the bridge saddle have been replaced. However, the guitar is stable, plays very pleasantly and has a nice full, round sound that lends itself perfectly to strumming. The guitar comes in a hardshell case. Consignment. Specifications: Body Shape: Slope Shoulder Jumbo Finish: Natural Dimensions: Width: 406 mm - 15.98" Depth: 124 mm - 4.88" Back and Sides Material: Solid Mahogany Top Material: Solid Spruce Bracing: Non-Scalloped X-Bracing Body Details: Cream Binding, Multi-Line Purfling, Multi-Line Rosette, Black Pickguard Neck Material: Mahogany Neck Profile: C Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard Radius: 12" Neck Details: Single Parallelogram Inlays Nutwidth: 41,5 mm - 1.63" Scale Length: 645 mm - 25.4" String Spacing: 51 mm - 2" Bridge: Rosewood Tuners: Kluson Deluxe 3-on-a-Plate Pickup: N/A Condition: Good Travels in: Hardshell Case Accessories: TFOA Passport Photos of: Actual Instrument
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Martin, Gibson, Fender, Vintage Guitars, Santa Cruz, PRS, Collings, Rozawood, etc..
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I have always been opposed to being trapped into a job eight hours a day to purchase the free time to do what I enjoy. That’s why i started the Fellowship of Acoustics. The fellowship of acoustics was founded by Rudi Bults, Guitarist and obsessed with tone and wood. The idea was offering real expertise when trading and selling the finest instruments in the world from our showroom in Bergentheim, Netherlands. Helping others find the right tools and enjoying an atmosphere that’s unhurried, honest and informative that’s my go. We are nothing like the "supermarket" style music stores, but specialize in string-things only. We are widely known for Flattop guitars but also sell electric, mandolins & banjo’s, amps, parts, and accessories. Our store has earned the reputation for being a great place to shop for the best products and service.
It is our hope that this new website - much more than a list of "gear" for sale - will serve as an example of our commitment to offering a more personal approach, a friendly atmosphere, and an ultimately more satisfying experience for our friends and customers.
If you have any questions just dial +31-523-232205 or e-mail My name is Rudi Bults, and I’m always here to help out. Wherever possible, we would recommend that you visit our store and experience our instruments and service first hand. However, because of our high standards you can be confident of ordering online from us. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and welcome your feedback.


We do speak English, Dutch and German! Feel free to call in any of these languages and ask your questions! Call 0031-523-232205




We LOVE Guitars, and buy and trade for most stringed instruments. But we also do consignment, make appraisals for insurance or put you on our watch list. Please check the Buying & Trading page for details.
The Fellowship of Acoustics BV
Kanaalweg oost 36
7691CE Bergentheim
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