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Epiphone Sorrento E452T
Epiphone Sorrento

The Sorrento ran from 1960-1969 and was the Epiphone equivalent to the Gibson ES-125T. A grand total of 2631 Sorrentos shipped in the 1960s and corresponds to just under 10000 Gibson ES-125TC and ES-125TDC guitars over the same time period. The Sorrento had a brief come-back in the 1990s.


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Sorrento E452T

Epiphone Sorrento E452T
1960 Epiphone Sorrento E452T
Epiphone Sorrento E452T
1963 Epiphone Sorrento E452T
Epiphone Sorrento E452T
1965 Epiphone Sorrento E452T
  • 1960-1969

Body:

  • Laminated maple top, back & sides
  • 16.25" body width

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl inlays
  • Dot inlays (1960-1961)
  • Oval inlays (1962-1969)
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Headstock:

  • Metal logo plate (1960-1961)
  • Inlaid logo (1962-1969)
  • Elongated headstock (1965-1969)

Binding:

  • Single-ply body

Electronics:

  • One PAF mini humbucker pickup
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge on rosewood base
  • Elevated plastic pickguard
  • Individual deluxe tuners '
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Optional Vibrato

Colors:

  • Natural
  • Royal Olive
  • Sunburst
  • Cherry

Sorrento 3/4:

  • 1962-1969



Sorrento E452TD

Epiphone Sorrento E452TD
1960-1961 Epiphone Sorrento E452TD
Epiphone Sorrento E452TD
1965-1969 Epiphone Sorrento E452TD
Epiphone Sorrento E452TD
1965-1969 Epiphone Sorrento E452TD with Vibrato
  • 1960-1969

Body:

  • Laminated maple top, back & sides
  • 16.25" body width

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl inlays
  • Dot inlays (1960-1961)
  • Oval inlays (1962-1969)
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Headstock:

  • Metal logo plate (1960-1961)
  • Inlaid logo (1962-1969)
  • Elongated headstock (1965-1969)

Binding:

  • Single-ply body

Electronics:

  • Two PAF mini humbucker pickups
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge on rosewood base
  • Elevated plastic pickguard
  • Individual deluxe tuners '
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Optional Vibrato

Colors:

  • Natural
  • Royal Olive
  • Sunburst
  • Cherry



Sorrento Special

Epiphone Sorrento Special
Epiphone Sorrento Special
  • 1960-1969
  • Laminated maple top, back & sides
  • 16.25" body width

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl Oval inlays
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply body

Electronics:

  • Two PAF mini humbucker pickups
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge on rosewood base
  • Elevated plastic pickguard
  • Individual deluxe tuners '
  • Frequensator or trapeze tailpiece
  • Optional Vibrato

Colors:

  • Sunburst



Sorrento ES-930J (Japan)

Epiphone Sorrento ES-930J
Epiphone Sorrento ES-930J
  • 1993-1997

Body:

  • Single flourentine cutaway
  • Laminated maple top, back & sides

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck joins at 14the fret
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Elongated headstock with no inlay
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.72" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck

Electronics:

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

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Elevated white pickguard
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Optional Epiphone Vibrotone tailpiece
  • Deluxe green-key tuners
  • Gold reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Cherry (CH)
  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)
  • Antique White (AW)



Sorrento Reissue

Epiphone Sorrento
Epiphone Sorrento Reissue with trapeze tailpiece
Epiphone Sorrento
Epiphone Sorrento Reissue with Epiphone Vibrotone
Epiphone Sorrento
Epiphone Sorrento Reissue with Epiphone Vibrotone
  • 1993-1997

Body:

  • Single flourentine cutaway
  • Laminated maple top, back & sides

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck joins at 14the fret
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays
  • Elongated headstock with no inlay
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck

Electronics:

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

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Elevated white pickguard
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Optional Epiphone Vibrotone tailpiece
  • Deluxe green-key tuners
  • Gold reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Natural (NA)
  • Cherry (CH)
  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)
  • Sunrise Orange (OR)
  • Gold Flake (GF)
  • Silver Flake (SF)
  • Burgundy Mist (??)
  • Turquoise (TQ)
  • Pelham Blue (PE)



1962 Sorrento Reissue

Epiphone 1962 Sorrento Reissue
Epiphone 1962 Sorrento Reissue
Epiphone 1962 Sorrento Reissue
Epiphone 1962 Sorrento Reissue
Epiphone 1962 Sorrento Reissue
Epiphone 1962 Sorrento Reissue
  • 2013
  • Model E452TDN
  • Limited Run of 1,962 units

Body:

  • Laminated Maple Top & Body

Neck:

  • Set Mahogany Neck with 60's SlimTaper Profile
  • Rosewood Fingerboard with Pearloid Dot Inlays
  • Dovewing Headstock with vintage Metal Epiphone Logo Badge
  • 20 Medium-Jumbo Frets
  • 12" Fingerboard Radius
  • 24.75" Scale Length
  • 1.68" Nut Width

Binding:

  • 1-ply body

Electronics:

  • Gibson USA Mini-Humbucker Pickups
  • CTS Potentiometers
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone Controls
  • 3-way Selector Switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel Hardware
  • 1962 Reissue Trapeze Tailpiece
  • Tune-o-matic Bridge on 'floating' Rosewood Bridge Base
  • 14:1 ratio Wilkinson Vintage Tuners with small Plastic Buttons
  • Gold reflector knobs

Colors

  • Natural (NA)
  • Royale Olive (RO)

Includes

  • 1962 Collection Certificate of Authenticity
  • Presentation Binder with Collection Photo
  • 1962 Reissue Hard Case



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