EPIPHONE GRANADA

  • Epiphone Granada electric guitar

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1962 to 1970

The EPIPHONE GRANADA model E444T is a hollow-bodied, thin-line, non-cutaway electric guitar made between 1962 and 1970. The single coil Melody-Maker pickup, both controls (volume and tone) and output jack are mounted on a white acrylic finger-rest pickguard. Tuners were deluxe enclosed plate-mounted units with oval buttons  A single cutaway version (the E444TC) was also available from 1965 to 1970. Epiphone described the  E-444T as follows in 1962:

An electric Spanish guitar with exclusive, patented finger-rest pickup plus superb Epiphone features and tonal versatility . . . all available at a popular price. A lightweight, thin body with arched maple top and back and a mahogany rim. A slim, fast, low action one-piece mahogany neck with adjustable truss rod which joins the body at the 14th fret. Rosewood fingerboard and pearloid dot inlays. Adjustable rosewood bridge and nickel-coated trapeze tailpiece. Powerful pickup mounted off the body in a new acrylic finger-rest. Individual tone and volume controls . . . cord jack mounted on this highly styled finger-rest. Shaded finish. 

16.25" wide 20.25" long, 1.75" thin, 24.75" scale, 20 frets.
E-444T GRANADA. shaded finish $149.50

Specifications (28)

Controls

Number of control knobs2 control knobs
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelGibson Melody Maker pickup(s)
Pickups configuration1 single coil pickup

General

Finish colorsred finish
Finish effectssunburst finish
Made inUSA
Bindingbody binding
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length

Body

Body back materialmaple body back
Body depth1.75 inches body depth
Body sides materialmahogany body sides
Body stylethin body
Body top materialmaple body top
Body width16.25 inches body
Hollow bodyhollow body
Soundhole1 f-hole

Neck

Body fretNeck joins body at 14th fret
Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets20 fret
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Hardware

Bridgerosewood bridge
Tailpiecetrapeze tailpiece

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Prices (1)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1962$149.50newguitar-listlist-price (without case)

Reviews (1)

EPIPHONE GRANADA reviewed by Thomas Trawick

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
I bought a used E444T in 1972 and loved it from the start. Still have that same guitar and jamed with friends over the weekend. Still plays and sounds great even acoustically. Glad I held onto it.

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