Blackstone

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Epiphone Blackstone
1931-1933 Epiphone Blackstone Headstock

Masterbilt Blackstone

Epiphone Blackstone
1931-1933 Epiphone Blackstone
  • 1931-1934

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • Maple back & sides
  • Segmented f-holes
  • 3.5" body depth
  • 14.875" body width (1931-1933)
  • 15.375" body width (1934-1934)

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays
  • Masterbilt tombstone headstock
  • Black or pearloid headstock overlay
  • Engraved goldleaf Masterbilt banner logo
  • Double inlay at 7th fret
  • 9" fingerboard radius
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.75" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply celluloid body & neck binding

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Elevated bakelite pickguard
  • Open-back plate-mounted tuners

Colors:

  • Sunburst



Blackstone

Epiphone Blackstone
1936-1947 Epiphone Blackstone
Epiphone Blackstone
1948-1951 Epiphone Blackstone
  • 1935-1951

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • Curly maple back & sides
  • Standard f-holes
  • 15.375" (1935)
  • 16.375: (1936-1937)

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
  • Tombstone headstock (1935-1936)
  • Open-book headstock (1937-1951)
  • Stickpin inlay (1935-1947)
  • Deco oval inlay (1948-1951)
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.75" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply celluloid body & neck binding

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Elevated pickguard
  • Plate mounted tuners
  • Bakelite pickguard (1935-1936)
  • Celluloid pickguard (1937-1951)

Colors:

  • Sunburst
  • Blonde



Blackstone Tenor & Plectrum

Epiphone Blackstone
Epiphone Blackstone Tenor
  • 1937-1949
  • Four-string tenor configuration (short scale)
  • Four-string plectrum configuration (long scale)

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • Curly maple back & sides
  • Standard f-holes
  • 16.375" body width

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays

Binding:

  • Single-ply celluloid body & neck binding

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Adjustable rosewood bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Elevated pickguard
  • Plate mounted tuners

Colors:

  • Sunburst



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