Electar Model-C Lap Steel Guitar

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1939-40 Epiphone Electar Logo
Epiphone Electar Logo
Epiphone Electar Model-C
Epiphone Electar Model-C Front
Epiphone Electar Model-C
Epiphone Electar Model-C Back
Epiphone Electar Model-C Epiphone Electar Model-C Headstock
Epiphone Electar Model-C
Epiphone Electar Model-C Headstock

The Electar Model C was Epiphone's first attempt at a lower-priced steel guitar, first offered at the end of 1936 with a small companion amplifier.


See Also:


  • 1936-1938

Body:

  • Guitar-shaped body
  • Mahogany body with maple cap
  • Felt-covered access plate on back
  • 9.0625" body width
  • 1.375" body depth

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot fret markers
  • Metal "Electar" logo plate
  • 22.5" scale
  • 2" nut width

Binding:

  • White pyralin body & neck binding

Electronics:

  • Epiphone Master pickup
  • Tone knob mounted through pickguard

Hardware:

  • Celluloid tortoise shell pickguard
  • Nickel plated individual open-back tuners
  • Plastic tuner buttons
  • Aluminum bridge
  • Bone nut

Colors:

  • Sunburst



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