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      Epiphone Worn '66 Wilshire Electric Guitar (581888)
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A great playing guitar with looks and sound that rocked back in the day.

Original Wilshire guitars command incredibly high prices in today's collectors markets. Now Epiphone has brought back this highly playable electric guitar in an affordable package without sacrificing quality. The 1966-style Epiphone Wilshire has all the great features and style that made it a standout guitar back in the day and has a cool distressed finish with the look of an instrument that has been there and back again.

The Worn '66 Wilshire has a set slim-tapered mahogany neck on a double-cutaway mahogany body that gives access to the entire 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. The mini-humbucker pickups deliver that warm, gritty vintage sound that defined rock 'n' roll. The LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece add more sustain and make string changing easier. Case sold separately.

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Epiphone Worn '66 Wilshire Electric Guitar Features:

  • Body type: Solid Double cutaway
    Body wood: Mahogany
    Scale length: 24-3/4"
    Neck Joint: Set
    Neck wood: Mahogany
    Fretboard: Rosewood
    Neck shape: '60s slim taper
    Frets: 22 medium jumbo
    Nut width: 1-11/16"
    Fretboard radius: 14"
    Bridge: LockTone Tune-O-Matic and stopbat tailpiece
    Pickups: NY Mini-humbuckers
    Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way pickup selector switch
    Tuners: Premium die-cast 14:1 ratio
    Hardware color: Nickel
    Finish: Gloss polyurethane
    Fingerboard inlays: Rosewood with mother-of-pearl dot inlays
    Case sold separately




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  • Excellent

    As reviewed by Ender Ehalen on 1/22/2011

    I was looking for a new guitar to replace the one I got for my 11th birthday, which was worn and deteriorating yet still loved. I found this and i have to say I could not have chosen a better guitar. The price discrepency is odd, however, I bought it for $250 at GC. But either way, a great one to own.

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  • All Wilshires are not the same.

    As reviewed by Steve on 3/26/2011

    I was in the process of buying one of the Pro Wilshire Epiphones,when I just happened to read a review talking about the "Pro" version versus the "worn"or LTD. version.The Pro version has a baseball bat neck,even tho they say slim tapered in the ad,the knobs are different,and the pick-ups are VERY different.This explains the price difference. They should be much more clear.Do your homework.Check out the pictures of both and you'll see.I still ordered the worn edition with P90s and a real slim tapered neck.I love the Epiphones.They are good quality and low priced for poor man like me.

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  • Becareful of this one

    As reviewed by Eric on 9/2/2009

    Only problem I can for see is that the power plug will crack the plastic over time. It was stupid of Epiphone to put the cord jack in the pick guard. How much more money would it have cost to actually put it in the wood.

    22 of 51 people found this review helpful.
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