Though the Sheraton and all its variations were introduced under the ownership of the Gibson Guitar Corporation, Epiphone is the exclusive manufacturer.
I mean, they havent really updated in almost four years, but now you are innudated with a massive ad when you go there. I use Atlas Stands because they are the best................. My discovery was the result of musical perception." Einstein on his theory of relativity.
Guitardater is crap becuase the owners let it slide in to irrelevance and are apparently resting on their laurels. Hey guys I'm very new to the Epiphone LP world and I'm looking into purchasing my first. I recently purchased an Epi (I just like the axes for the price and quality), but guitar dater didnt find anything on the serial. There you go: Serial# 1104210476 From experience, I suppose it was manufactured in April 2011 (1104), am I correct? " Music is a higher relevation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Anyway, who needs Guitardater to date an Epiphone when we have this thread? Up until now I have my eye on two guitars and I would like to know if they are legit since the Guitar Dater can't recognize either. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents." Ludwig von Beethoven " There's nothing remarkable about it.
Dating back to 1873 and once a major rival of Gibson, the Epiphone company and brand were purchased by Gibson's parent company in 1957.
Originally the Epiphone models were made in the same factory as the Gibson guitars, by the same craftspeople using the same materials and often with the same features as Gibson models, but manufacturing of most of the Epiphone instruments was switched to Asia sometime around 1969.