EPIPHONE JOE PASS EMPEROR II

  • Epiphone Joe PASS EMPEROR II guitar
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1993

Production of the JOE PASS EMPEROR II began in 1993 just before Joe Pass died in 1994, although other earlier versions may have been in production since 1982. The Epiphone Joe Pass models were authorized by and designed in cooperation with Joe Pass himself.  The Joe Pass Epiphone Emperor II is an archtop guitar, like a 175, but with additional  features which include

    * Gold-plated hardware
    * Multiple bound body (top and back), neck, f-holes, and peghead
    * Select spruce top
    * Maple laminate, hollow body (figured maple veneer)
    * Dual humbuckers
    * Raised pickguard with facsimile of Joe Pass' signature
    * Gibson Byrdland style tailpiece
    * Solid rosewood, floating bridge
    * "Joe Pass" model name on truss rod cover

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Epiphone catalog 2003

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiphone_Joe_Pass_Emperor_II

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DatePriceConditionNameComments
1993$800good

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