Epiphone Electar Century Lap Steel (c.1939)

sku: 185U-203707
This Epiphone Electar Century lap steel has had a lot of changes, but they are well done and it still has has a cool look. The rocket-shaped body has a gloss black finish and a metal fingerboard with varied bowtie fret markers. The original pickup has been replaced with a Seymour Duncan Hot Rail humbucking pickup. Other changes include a back cover plate that has been re-covered in tweed and replacement Kluson Deluxe tuners. This instrument is in very good-excellent condition.   More Details...

  • Gloss black finish on maple body (refinished)
  • Rocket / Batwing body shape
  • Metal fingerboard with 28 fret lines and bowtie style markers of different shapes
  • Replacement Seymour Duncan Hot Rail humbucking pickup and tortoise plastic surround
  • Black crinkle finished pickup cover
  • White octagonal volume and tone knobs
  • Metal nut and bridge
  • Replacement Kluson Deluxe tuners
  • Meissner Inventions Patent Number plate on back of headstock
  • Back coverplate is recovered in tweed
  • Clear pickguard with cream backing (probably replaced)
  • Bridge/tailpiece stamped "PAT APL'D FOR",
  • 2-3/8" nut, ~22-3/8" scale
  • With tweed original hardshell case (green felt lining)
  • SN: 3451
  • VG-EC