1984 Epiphone Casino in Wine Red. Made in Japan at Matsumoku. Ride or Restore!

Epiphone Casino Made inJapan at the legendary Matsumoku factory.

1984 model in stunning Wine Red.

Ride or Restore!

This one is going to appeal to someone wanting to play and gig the ultimate Casino rather than an “under the bed” collector and polisher J

NOTE: Please see the link to 63 high resolution photos as this one is NOT mint!


Here we have the second for sale from my Epiphone Matsumoku collection.

I’ll also be listing a collection of MINT and RARE Epiphone & Gibson guitars that includes:

v 2 x Matsumoku made Riviera

v 2 x John Lennon Revolution Casino (COA)

v 1 x John Lennon 1965 Casino (COA)

v 1 x John Lennon Gibson J-160e (COA)

v 1 x Gibson 335 Custom Shop VOS

Anyone who has ever owned a Matsumoku made Epiphone archtop will tell you they’re without a doubt the best made guitars to carry the Epiphone name. The Japanese craftsmanship of the 1980’s was head and shoulders above anything that has been produced since and genuinely rivals their USA made Gibson branded siblings.

The current Elitist series from Epiphone that are made in the Terada factory certainly approach custom shop perfection but the 80’s made Matsumoku instruments
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