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Epiphone USA Coronet Electric Guitar | Demo and Overview with Nick Hames


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The Epiphone USA Coronet celebrates one of the company’s most iconic and influential solidbody designs from the late 1950s. This faithful recreation captures all the vintage mojo that made the original Coronets a favorite of rock legends like Jimi Hendrix and The Smiths’ Johnny Marr. From its symmetrical double-cutaway mahogany body to the distinctive “Bikini” headstock emblem, every detail exudes the vibe of a treasured classic.

Epiphone USA Coronet ’50s Body Design

Vintage Vibes From an Authentic ’50s Design

With its symmetrical double-cutaway mahogany body, the Coronet cuts a striking figure that channels the rebellious rock ’n’ roll spirit of the late ’50s. Its distinctive shape provides outstanding comfort and balance whether you’re playing seated or strapped in. The three-on-a-side headstock maintains the original’s iconic “Bikini” Epiphone badge, while vintage-style tuners with white buttons add extra period-correct flair. A simple white pickguard completes the guitar’s ageless aesthetic.

Epiphone USA Coronet P-90 Pickup

Single P-90 Soapbar Pickup Delivers Bold Tone

At the core of the Epiphone USA Coronet’s sound is a single P-90 soapbar pickup in the bridge position. This beefy soapbar single coil captures all the warmth, growl and dynamic sensitivity that made P-90s a favorite of blues and rock players in the ’50s and ’60s. You’ll revel in its throaty, overdriven tones when pushing an amp into saturation, and appreciate how it also excels at sparkling clean tones with outstanding string definition. The P-90’s thick midrange helps solos and riffs project with authority through a dense mix. Plus, although unconventional, some modern metal players prefer P-90s for how well they respond to aggressive picking technique.

Epiphone USA Coronet SlimTaper Neck

SlimTaper Neck Enhances Playability

While the Coronet’s styling may be strictly old school, its neck has been optimized for modern players. The SlimTaper mahogany neck features an always-comfortable ’60s-inspired profile that fills your hand without feeling clubby. The Indian rosewood fingerboard offers a familiar, organic feel while its 24.75" scale length and 22 frets provide ample real estate. Combine this with the 1.69" nut width, and you’ve got a neck that’s conducive to everything from open chords to blazing leads.

Epiphone USA Coronet Premium Components and Craftsmanship

Premium USA Craftsmanship

As a USA-made model, the Epiphone Coronet proudly demonstrates the brand’s commitment to quality. Its handwired electronics feature premium components like an Orange Drop capacitor for maximum tonal purity. The Graph Tech nut ensures precise tuning and intonation, while a wraparound bridge adds sustain and clarity. With its premium build quality and authentic vintage vibe, the Epiphone USA Coronet makes for an inspiring playing experience steeped in rock ‘n’ roll heritage.

Whether you crave the raw, snarling tones of ’60s garage rock or the articulate bite of ’80s indie, the Epiphone USA Coronet has you covered. This timeless recreation lets you tap into the magic of one of Epiphone’s most renowned designs while benefitting from enhanced modern playability. For guitarists who appreciate old-school mojo and American craftsmanship, the USA Coronet is a dream come true.

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  • Mahogany body with symmetrical double cutaway
  • SlimTaper mahogany neck with 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Vintage-style hardware with wraparound bridge
  • Hand-wired P-90 Soapbar pickup

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  • Shape: Symmetrical double cutaway
  • Material: Mahogany
  • Material: Mahogany
  • Shape: SlimTaper
  • Material: Indian rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Nut width: 1.69"
  • Inlays: Acrylic dot
  • Bridge: Wraparound
  • Tuners: Vintage deluxe with white buttons
  • Hardware finish: Nickel
  • Configuration: P
  • Bridge: P-90 soapbar
  • Controls: Master volume, master tone
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Included accessories: Hardshell
  • Country of origin: USA

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