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2000 Epiphone Casino Hollowbody Guitar Natural, Near-Mint w/ 1 11/16" Nut & Case, Peerless


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Up for sale, a 2000 Epiphone Casino in near-mint, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. Crafted at the Peerless factory in Korea, this uncommon and discontinued iteration of the Casino is a visually unique example with notably dynamic grain in the maple body and broad quilt figuring on both the top and back.

Notable for its full 1 11/16" nut width (a feature surprisingly uncommon on many Casino reissues), this guitar's fully hollow all-maple body has an articulate and airy tone, capturing both the clear note attack of maple as a tonewood and the warmth of the hollow construction. The P-90 pickups are wound to vintage spec with plenty of midrange bark, delivering a glassy, percussive quality. Whether you seek dynamic cleans or thick overdrive, these pickups can produce either with ease. The guitar is featherweight at 6lbs 1oz, professionally setup here at Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar with low action, accurate intonation and fresh 10-46 strings.

Neck Specs:

-Wood: Mahogany
-Shape: Medium C, full shoulders, measuring .865” 1st fret, .905” 12th fret
-Fretboard: Bound rosewood, pearloid parallelogram inlay
-Frets: Medium jumbo, light wear beneath the plain strings on frets 1-8
-Scale Length: 24 3/4”
-Nut: Full 1 11/16”
-Tuners: Kluson-style
-Serialization: R00-prefix on oval label

Body Specs:

-Wood: Maple
-Pickups: Dogear P-90 pickups
-Controls: Volume x2, Tone x2, three-way pickup selector
-Hardware: ABR-1 bridge, trapeze tailpiece
-Plastics: Gold reflector cap knobs

Cosmetic wear on the gloss Natural finish is limited to an area of light buckle rash central to the lower bout on the back, and just a scant few faint scratches in the clear coat on the body as a whole. The smooth gloss finish on the neck profile is immaculate.

The original black tolex hardshell case with gold silkcreen “E” epsilon on the lid is included.