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LPC-80

Epiphone LPC-80
Epiphone Japan LPC-80
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • 2 Humbuckers
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple top
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Open-book headstock
  • Rosewood fretboard with block inlays
  • 24.75" scale
  • 2 Vol, 1 Tone, 1 Master tone
  • Gold hardware
  • Colors: Ebony, Wine Red, Alpine White

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by GammyBird



LPC-90

Epiphone LPC-90
Epiphone Japan LPC-90
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • 2 Humbuckers
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany top
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Open-book headstock
  • Ebony fretboard with block inlays
  • 24.75" scale
  • 2 Vol, 1 Tone, 1 Master tone
  • Gold hardware
  • Colors: Ebony

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by GammyBird



LPC-95L

Epiphone LPC-95L
Epiphone Japan LPC-95L
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • Left-handed model
  • 2 Humbuckers
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple top
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Open-book headstock
  • Rosewood fretboard with block inlays
  • 24.75" scale
  • 2 Vol, 1 Tone, 1 Master tone
  • Gold hardware
  • Colors: Ebony, Alpine White

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by GammyBird



LPS-80

Epiphone LPS-80
Epiphone Japan LPS-80
Epiphone LPS-80
Epiphone Japan LPS-80 Gold Top
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • Epiphone Japan PAF-style Humbucker pickups
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple top
  • 1-ply body & neck binding
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • Open-book headstock with "Les Paul" script
  • 2-screw 2-ply truss rod cover
  • Epiphone vintage-style green-key tuners
  • Chrome hardware
  • Raised cream pickguard
  • Cream pickup & selector rings
  • Gold speed knobs
  • 2 Vol, 1 Tone, 1 Master tone controls
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Colors:

Flame Maple Top Colors:

  • Trans Blue
  • Trans Amber
  • Honeyburst

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by GammyBird



LPS-95L

Epiphone LPS-95L
Epiphone Japan LPS-95L
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • Left-handed model
  • 2 Humbuckers
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple top
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Open-book headstock
  • Rosewood fretboard with trapezoid inlays
  • 24.75" scale
  • 2 Vol, 1 Tone, 1 Master tone
  • Gold hardware

Colors:

  • Cherryburst
  • Honeyburst
  • Vintage Sunburst

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by GammyBird



LPSP-75

Epiphone LPSP-75
Epiphone Japan LPSP-75
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • 2 P-90 pickups
  • Mahogany body
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Open-book headstock
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays
  • 24.75" scale
  • 2 Vol, 1 Tone, 1 Master tone
  • Chrome hardware

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by GammyBird



LPJ-70

Epiphone LPJ-70
Epiphone Japan LPJ-70
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • 1 P-90 pickup
  • Mahogany body
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Open-book headstock
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1 Vol, 1 Tone
  • Chrome hardware

Model, Info & Pics Contributed by GammyBird



LPJ-D70

Epiphone LPJ-D70
Epiphone Japan LPJ-D70
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1998-2002
  • 1 P-90 pickup
  • Mahogany body with double cutaway
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Open-book headstock
  • Rosewood fretboard with dot inlays
  • Wraparound bridge tailpiece
  • 1-ply balck pickguard
  • Chrome hardware
  • Amber speed knobs
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Colors:

  • Cherry
  • Heritage Cherryburst
  • Vintage Sunburst



LQ-Series


Les Paul Custom LQ

Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul LQ-Series Japan
Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul LQ-Series Japan
Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul LQ-Series Japan

Body:

  • Non-weight relieved body
  • 2-piece mahogany body

Neck:

  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with large block inlays
  • Long tenon neck joint
  • Open-book headstock with split-diamond inlay
  • 17 degree headstock angle
  • 2-screw bell truss rod cover
  • Bone nut

Binding:

  • 7-ply body
  • 5-ply headstock
  • Single-ply neck

Electronics:

  • PAF humbuckers
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Gold hardware
  • Grover tuners
  • ABR-1 bridge
  • 5-ply elevated pickguard
  • Black speed knobs
  • Grover diecast tuners

Colors:

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Alpine White (AW)



Les Paul Standard LQ

Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul LQ-Series Japan in Cherryburst
Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul LQ-Series Japan in Honeyburst
Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul LQ-Series Japan in Honeyburst

Body:

  • Non-weight relieved body
  • 2-piece mahogany body
  • 2-piece maple cap

Neck:

  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • Long tenon neck joint
  • Open-book headstock with gold "Les Paul Model" silkscreen
  • 17 degree headstock angle
  • 2-screw bell truss rod cover
  • Bone nut

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck


Electronics:

  • PAF humbuckers
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Grover tuners
  • ABR-1 bridge
  • 5-ply elevated pickguard
  • Amber speed knobs
  • Grover diecast tuners

Colors:

  • Honeyburst (HB)
  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)
  • Heritage Cherry Sunburst (HC)



Les Paul Special LQ

Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul Special LQ-Series Japan
Epiphone Japan LQ
Epiphone Japan LQ Series Headstock
Epiphone Japan LQ
Epiphone Japan LQ Series Headstock

Body:

  • 2-piece mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Open-book headstock with Les Paul screenprint
  • 17 degree headstock angle
  • Long tenon neck joint
  • 2-screw bell TRC
  • Bone nut
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.65" nut width

Electronics:

  • P-90 pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

'Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Grover tuners
  • ABR-1 bridge with stopbar tailpiece
  • Vintage style deluxe small button tuners
  • 3-ply pickguard

Colors:

  • Cherry (CH)
  • Ebony (EB)
  • Alpine White (AW)
  • TV Yellow (TV)



Les Paul Junior LQ

Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul Jumior LQ-Series Japan
Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul Jumior LQ-Series Japan
Epiphone LP-LQ Japan
Epiphone Les Paul Jumior LQ-Series Japan

Body:

  • 2-piece mahogany body

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Open-book headstock with Les Paul screenprint
  • 17 degree headstock angle
  • Long tenon neck joint
  • 2-screw bell TRC
  • Bone nut
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.65" nut width

Electronics:

  • One P-90 pickup
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

'Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Grover tuners
  • ABR-1 bridge with stopbar tailpiece
  • Vintage style deluxe small button tuners
  • 3-ply pickguard

Colors:

  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)
  • Cherry (CH)
  • Ebony (EB)
  • TV Yellow (TV)



Yamano-Gakki Bolt Neck Les Paul


Yamano-Gakki Les Paul Standard

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Epiphone Yamano-Gakki Standard
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Epiphone Yamano-Gakki Standard
Epiphone Yamano-Gakki Standard
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Epiphone Yamano-Gakki Standard
  • 1994-1997
  • Made at the Fuji-Gen factory for Yamano-Gakki
  • 7-digit serial number

Origin I.D. Variations:

  • "Made in Japan" silkscreen on headstock
  • Small black & gold "Made in Japan" label on headstock

Body:

  • Mahogany body
  • Maple cap
  • Flame maple veneer

Neck:

  • Bolt-on mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • Clipped-ear headstock with gold Epiphone silkscreened logo
  • Long neck tenon
  • 3-screw truss rod cover
  • 14 degree headstock angle
  • 22 medium wide frets
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Neck Joint Variations:

  • 3 screws in neck tenon with one screw visible (covered with rubber grommet on back of guitar)
  • 2 screws in neck tenon with glue instead of third screw (no screws visible)

Binding:

  • Single-ply body

Electronics:

  • Electronic installed by Cor-Tek (Korea)
  • 2 Powersound Cor-Tek humbucker pickups (PSLP)
  • Cor-Tek potentiometers
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge & stopbar with no bushings
  • Gotoh SD91-SL Vintage style deluxe tuners
  • Elevated pickguard
  • Gold top hat knobs

Colors:

  • Heritage Cherry Sunburst (HC)
  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)



Yamano-Gakki Les Paul Custom

Epiphone Les Paul MIJ Bolt-on
Epiphone Les Paul Yamano-Gakki Custom
Epiphone Les Paul MIJ Bolt-on
Epiphone Les Paul Yamano-Gakki Custom
Epiphone Les Paul MIJ Bolt-on
Epiphone Les Paul Yamano-Gakki Custom
  • 1994-1997
  • Made at the Fuji-Gen factory for Yamano-Gakki
  • 7-digit serial number

Origin I.D. Variations:

  • "Made in Japan" silkscreen on headstock
  • Small black & gold "Made in Japan" label on headstock

Body:

  • Mahogany body
  • No maple cap
  • Flame maple veneer

Neck:

  • Bolt-on mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with block inlays
  • Clipped-ear headstock with split-diamon inlay & pearloid Epiphone logo
  • Long neck tenon
  • 3-screw truss rod cover
  • 14 degree headstock angle
  • 22 medium wide frets
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Neck Joint Variations:

  • 3 screws in neck tenon with one screw visible (covered with rubber grommet on back of guitar)
  • 2 screws in neck tenon with glue instead of third screw (no screws visible)

Binding:

  • 9-ply body
  • 5-ply headstock
  • Single-ply neck

Electronics:

  • Electronic installed by Cor-Tek (Korea)
  • 2 Powersound Cor-Tek humbucker pickups (PSLP)
  • Cor-Tek potentiometers
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge & stopbar with no bushings
  • Gotoh SD91-SL Vintage style deluxe tuners
  • Elevated pickguard
  • Gold top hat knobs

Colors:

  • Ebony (EB)
  • Alpine White (AW)



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