• Epiphone Olympic Double (1965-1970) electric guitar
  • Epiphone Olympic Double (1963-1964) electric guitar
  • Epiphone Olympic Double (1960-1962) electric guitar


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1960 to 1970

EPIPHONE produced the OLYMPIC DOUBLE between 1960 and 1970 - it was the two pickup version of the Olympic Single. It started out with a Les Paul style double cutaway body, tortoise shell pickguard and melody maker style headstock from 1960 until 1962. The body style was changed in 1963 to an offset double cutaway Coronet style design with a larger white pickguard. The original LP style double cutaway body was retained as the Olympic Special model from 1962 onwards.

In 1964, 6-on-a-side headstock was introduced and a Maestro vibrato became optional. This model was also available in a single pickup configuration as the Epiphone Olympic Single.

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Number of control knobs4 control knobs
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls


Finish colorsamber finish, red finish
Finish effectssunburst finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length


Body materialmahogany body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway, single cutaway
Pickguard materialtortoiseshell pickguard


Bridgewraparound bridge
Hardware colornickel hardware
TailpieceMaestro Vibrola tailpiece


Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers


Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmahogany neck
Neck width1.68 inches wide at nut
Number of frets22 fret
Tuner layoutsix-in-a-row tuners, three-each-side

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