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Epiphone / FT79 Texan Custom Sunburst / 1964 / Guitar For Sale

Stunning Epiphone FT79 Texan Custom from 1964 with a beautiful faded Dark Cherry Burst finish. Not long after Gibson bought Epiphone in 1957, the company redesigned many of the Epiphone Flattops from the 1940s incorporating design elements of the Gibson J45. In that period a model was born with sloped shoulders which would eventually be called the Texan. The Texan rose to fame in the hands of Paul McCartney who used one in the recording of the Beatles hit song "Yesterday". Other well-known artist who used a Texan are Kurt Cobain, Ben Gibbard, Noel Gallagher, and Peter Frampton. Initially the Texan used maple back and sides, but in 1958 Gibson changed that to mahogany. This particular guitar is in Very Good condition; the adjustable bridge mechanism was removed and filled in to fit a "standard" non-adjustable saddle, the frets are newer and it has the expected playwear and signs of use for its age. The guitar sounds absolutely fabulous with a unique, dry, warm tonal character. Includes hardshell case. Specifications Body Shape: Slope Shoulder Finish: Sunburst Body Material: Solid Mahogany Top Material: Solid Spruce Lefty No Body Details: Creme body bindings Neck Material: Mahogany Neck Profile: C Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard Radius: 12” Neck Details: Creme fingerboard bindings, pearl block position markers Nutwidth: 40 mm - 1 9/16" Scale Length: 645 mm - 25.4" String spacing: 53 mm - 2 1/16" Bridge: Rosewood Tuners: Kluson plated w/ cream buttons Pickup None Condition: Very Good Cosmetic Condition: Expected signs of use and playwear Modifications/ Repairs: Refret Adjustable saddle removed and filled in Tech Notes: None Travels in: Hardshell case Accessories: None

The Fellowship Of Acoustics, Netherlands  

Contact name:
The Fellowship of Acoustics
Brands:
Martin, Gibson, Fender, Vintage Guitars, Santa Cruz, PRS, Collings, Rozawood, etc..
Languages:
English, Dutch and German
Specialties:
Fine, Vintage and Rare Guitars
Opening hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm.

ABOUT US

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 info@thefellowshipofacoustics.com 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.

LANGUAGES

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 BUY, SELL, TRADE, DO CONSIGNMENT AND APPRAISALS

 

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.

www.tfoa.eu
The Fellowship of Acoustics BV
Kanaalweg oost 36
7691CE Bergentheim
Netherlands
To order online: go to
http://www.tfoa.eu/the_store/
And choose your Guitar and purchase through the website.

Available methods of payment
# Paypal
# Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa/AmEx) only available for European Community and USA.
# Bank-Wire transfer

Call for Online Order+31(0)523-23-2205
our policy:
14 day money in return return warranty  Shipping cost, and Customs & import return costs -bothways- are buyers responsibility
1 year Guarantee on Used Guitars
5 years Guarantee on New guitars (or 'limited lifitime' if the Builder guarrantees such)

 
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