If you love the sound and feel of classic '60s semi-hollows but don't care for the vintage mark-up, look no further than this Epiphone Riviera. Sporting an iconic Frequensator tailpiece and a robust set of Epiphone PRO Mini Humbuckers, this beauty churns out a broad array of stellar sounds.

Crafted with a maple laminate body, this semi-hollow projects a bright resonance with plenty of top-end clarity. Thanks to its solid maple center block, this guitar has no short supply of sustain and is surprisingly resistant to feedback during high-volume performances. With its rounded "C" shaped mahogany neck, this guitar is a joy to play, whether you prefer playing gentle chords or fiery leads.

Powering this Epiphone is a pair of PRO Mini Humbuckers that pump out a tight, beefy tone. Run this semi-hollow through your favorite clean amp, and you'll be pleasantly greeted by warmth, richness, and articulation. Kick on your dirt pedals and crank the gain, though, and this guitar will blow you away with speaker-shredding sonic destruction.

One of the most remarkable features of this guitar is the Frequensator tailpiece. This design makes playing demanding lines on the upper strings easier while giving the bass strings a tighter bottom-end. If you're a lead player, you'll love this feature - it makes soloing effortless without sacrificing your Riviera's gorgeous tone.

Capturing the hearts of guitar legends Lou Reed, Nick Valensi, Otis Rush, and more, the Epiphone Riviera is one of the coolest semi-hollows ever built. Check it out if you've been looking for a guitar that boasts stunning tones, elegant aesthetics, and excellent modern performance features.

Specs
Body Shape: Riviera
Body Material: Layered Maple
Centerblock: Maple
Binding: Single ply cream - top, back and fretboard
Finish: Gloss
Neck Material: Mahogany
Profile: Rounded C
Scale Length: 24.72" / 628mm
Fingerboard Material: Indian Laurel
Fingerboard Radius: 12.01"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech NuBone
Nut Width: 1.69" / 43mm
Inlays: Trapezoid
Joint: Glued in; Set Neck
Headstock: Epiphone Sloped Dove Wing
Headstock inlay: Historic Epiphone logo in Mother of Pearl, Epiphone "Dot" in Mother of Pearl
Hardware Finish: Nickel
Tuner Plating: Nickel
Bridge: LockTone Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Frequensator
Tuning Machines: Epiphone Vintage Deluxe metal button with press in bushing
Pickguard: Riviera with foil "E" logo, 3-ply
Truss Rod: Dual Action
Control Knobs: Black Top Hat knobs with metal inserts
Switch Tip: Black
Plastic Parts: Black; PVC
Strap Buttons: 2 - bottom and back of heel
Mounting Rings: Black
Pickup Covers: Nickel
Neck Pickup: Epiphone PRO Mini Humbucker R
Bridge Pickup: Epiphone PRO Mini Humbucker T
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, CTS potentiometers
Pickup Selector: 3-way Epiphone toggle
Output Jack: Heavy Duty Epiphone 1/4" Output Jack

SKU: EORSBUNH1

ConditionBrand New (New)
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Brand
Model
  • Riviera Frequensator
Finish
  • Sparkling Burgundy
Categories
Body Material
  • Maple
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Body Type
  • Semi-hollow Body
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Model Family
  • Epiphone Riviera
Offset Body
  • No
Color Family
  • Red
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Stop-Bar
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Fretboard Material
  • Laurel
Number of Frets
  • 22

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