Byron

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Epiphone Byron
Epiphone Byron Headstock
Epiphone Byron
Epiphone Byron
Epiphone Byron
Epiphone Byron Cutaway

The Byron was one of Epiphone's less expensive instruments retailing originally around $70.00 and carried relatively simple appointments but still built to the original Epiphone standards.

A lower-price model, the Byron made its initial appearance in about 1939 as a non-cutaway acoustic. When Epiphone produced cutaways, it normally favoured the rounded, Venetian style, the Byron cutaway has a sharper Florentine cutaway.


Specifications:

  • 1939-1955

Body:

  • Carved spruce top
  • mahogany back and sides
  • Standard f-holes
  • 15.375" body width
  • 3.25" body depth

Neck:

  • Set 3-piece mahogany neck with center stripe
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Open-bood headstock with rosewood veneer
  • Gold "Epiphone" script on headstock
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply top and back

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • 3-per-side platter tuners with plastic buttons
  • Adjustable bridge rosewood bridge & base
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Unbound raised pickguard with metal "E" emblem

Colors:

  • Sunburst



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