SOLD - Epiphone Elite Les Paul 2003 Flametop Made in Japan

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The best Epiphone electric guitars came out of the Fuji Jen factory in Japan, including this fine example.

The guitar utilizes US made hardware and quality woods, coming as close to the US made Gibson product as possible, differing mostly in the finish, which is poly rather than nitro lacquer.

The guitar is all original and extremely clean with the exception of one chip through the finish, pictured.  It is part of a collection of mint guitars that came in recently, and without the ding, this one would be among the cleanest of the bunch.

These are really selling fast.  It seems like everything is these days, but this price point and quality level is what is really moving right now.  Grab it while it is still here!


  • Color: Faded lemon burst?
  • Weight: 9lb 6oz
  • Body: Mahogany, maple top
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: thick C
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlay: pearl trapezoids
  • Frets: orig. near mint
  • Fret count: 22
  • Nut width: 1.715"
  • Scale: 24.75
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: .841"
  • Neck thickness at 7th fret: .895"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: .941"
  • Hardware: Neck pickup: Epiphone USA SR, 7.83k
  • Bridge pickup: Epiphone USA ST, 13.52
  • Pickguard: Orig
  • Bridge: Orig
  • Tuners: Grover, orig
  • Switch: Orig
  • Pots: Orig
  • Case: Nice orig hardshell
  • In the case: adj. wrench, case keys, warranty and some papers

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