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Help me identify this Epiphone

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by csholtmeier, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. csholtmeier


    Feb 8, 2004
    omaha, ne
    The guy I got this from said he bought it used in 1975. It slipped of the strap and broke the pickguard. There is no serial number or model name/number. Wondering if I can get a replacement pickguard for it and what it might be worth.
  2. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    no picture, my friend :D

    edit : now it is :)
  3. thats a new one... ive never seen it before... you could try emailing the people over at mandolin bros www.mandoweb.com and sending them that picture, they are pretty slick when it comes to recognizing just about any instrument and they are honest too
  4. I have an old Bassist issue with info on this (a reader submitted pics of his in the "My bass is" feature, and guitar guru Paul Day identified it)

    model no. ET280

    produced in Japan from 1971 to 1974.
  5. ps. scan of the article-
  6. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
    isnt talkbass great? it makes me feel warm and happy inside.
  7. group hug, everyone.

    and then we can all sing a Polyphonic spree song together.
  8. csholtmeier


    Feb 8, 2004
    omaha, ne
    Thanks Mock Turtle, good work.
  9. pdekraker


    Jul 23, 2006
    Sooo...next question: Where the smack do I get parts for one of these?