Has anyone compared these to other makes, such as the Gibson, Seymour Duncan Antiquities or GFS? the dot™ Authorized by Gibson USA > Everyone wants to own a Gibson ES-335 “Dot.”Now everyone can with this Epiphone, authorized by Gibson USA. Epiphone is offering the Riviera in Sparkling Burgundy and Royal Tan, street price a very respectable £599 / $649. hes hardly touched it over the 2 years he’s had it . Sunburst and Cherry were the two standard colors offered at the time. In terms of electronics, we’re looking at a set of Epiphone P90 pickups. I grabbed it cause it felt and played so fine. The tailpiece, meanwhile, is a cool Frequensator design, which dates back to the 30s and has been seen on a number of jazz boxes over the years. It was a beautiful light sunburst color with a factory installed Bigsby. Electric Guitars. Players from all genres and generations including blues greats Robben Ford and Otis Rush, Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground, and The Strokes’ Ni But closer than you would think. Original Epiphone humbucker electric guitar pickup -neck-£28.00. 7 watching. Next up is the new Riviera model. I passed on a vintage riviera years ago (too pricey) and couldn't get it out of my mind. It was one of the last 1960s Epiphone models to launch, with the majority debuting in 1959 or 1960. Epiphone Probucker 2 3 Gold Pre-Wired Harness Set. £7.00 postage. But closer than you would think. Epiphone Humbuckers ProBucker Pickups With Wiring Harness Pots / Switches. Think it was 1990. Epiphone. Prominent use of Epiphone gear by the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Yardbirds and other U.K. hitmakers made models like the Casino, Riviera, Sheraton, Rivoli and Texan an integral part of rock and roll’s DNA. The Epiphone "Inspired by Gibson" ES-335 Figured honors the immortal ES-335, the thin semi-hollow archtop that brought archtop class to the rock era. Riviera. The Riviera is one of my favourite designs in Epiphone's archtop series. 1967 Epiphone Riviera, Cherry Red, Two Mini Humbuckers, Pro Refret, Frequensator Tailpiece, Low action, Superb condition & Stellar sounding, EC, NHSC, $3,995 Here, you've got a pair of Epiphone Pro mini humbuckers in the neck and bridge. The Golden Era returns with the Original Collection. The Epiphone Riviera corresponds to the Gibson ES335 having the same dimensions, semi-hollow construction, and built from the same materials, but with different tailpiece, pickups and headstock. £60.00. I will only ship within the UK so please don't waste either of our time by bidding i will just cancel your bid. This guitar will be primarily for my side project, which is a sort of rockabilly/psychobilly/punk band, so I need something with some balls when it get's over driven, but that can clean up … Paying tribute to our iconic past, the Original Collection brings back the classic guitars that shaped sound across all generations and genres of music. Rare 1984 Epiphone Riviera Japanese Matsumoku Natu . I guess the Riviera Reissue started out in Korea, but since it was made up to 2010 it switched with the rest of Epiphone to China around 2004. First introduced in the 1960s, the Epiphone Riviera semi-hollow has been a favorite model of guitarists through many different genres, and now it's back and better than ever! Other models shown are an Epiphone Coronet, Crestwood Custom and a Wiltshire; a Riviera model with mini-humbuckers and a Nancy Wilson are included, too! This was perhaps the finest guitar I have ever owned. Found a Peerless made riviera last year. The best way to determine would be inside label and serial number? Maybe not quite. The use of Nickel Silver reduces the occurrence of eddy currents due to low conductivity and provides a more transparent and crisp output. This is a 1996 Epiphone Riviera with humbuckers from the world renowned peerless Korea guitar factory. ... it had been modified with dual Gibson USA humbuckers and Grover Tuners. Think it was 1990. Sheraton mini-humbuckers versus Riviera mini-humbuckers Sign in to follow this . This is where Wildkat takes a whole different path compared to the ES 339, which features a set of humbuckers. I wonder if it would be worth the effort replacing the stock ones or if it would rather be a sidegrade. or Best Offer. For sale is a epiphone riviera . Semi-Hollow. The main difference between these two Kalamazoo models was the use of 'Mini Humbuckers' for the Epiphone brand and regular humbuckers on the Gibson. Following this, Epiphone produced the Noel Gallagher Supernova (which was actually a variant of the similar Epiphone Riviera, rather than the Sheraton) and was made available to the public with a Union Jack, Manchester City blue, Cherry Red or Black Ebony finish. The guitar was made in USA, and was a year old when I bought it. Pics attached, as I may have got it completely wrong! Introduced in 1965, the Riviera 12-String was Epiphone's equivalent of the Gibson ES-335-12 and had the same maple central block. Ceramic mini-humbuckers: High output, great for crisp rock rhythms: Tune-o-matic with trapeze tailpiece: Vintage sustain and perfect intonation: Overview -The Epiphone Riviera 12-String is modeled after one of Epiphone's most enduring classics, the Riviera. Sheraton mini-humbuckers versus Riviera mini-humbuckers. The issue is that it has mini-humbuckers and it seems that the dimensions of the ones currently installed don't see to match any 3rd party pickups that I can find. First introduced in the early ‘60s, the Epiphone Riviera’s semi-hollow design has been a favorite of players from all genres and generations including blues greats Robben Ford and Otis Rush, Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground, and The Strokes’ Nick Valensi, … Does anyone make p-90 sized humbuckers in dog-ear? Pickups wise, what are people's opinions on mini-humbuckers, in this case from the Riviera? Followers 0. The Epiphone Riviera helped reinvent Epiphone in the 1960s as a modern guitar company whose instruments sported such contemporary features as thinline, semi-hollow, double-cutaway bodies and humbucking pickups. Tone wise, i'm looking for something to compliment the single coils in my Tele with a "beefier" (I hate using that word) tone, but not overly dark like some semi/full hollow guitars have. ... Up for sale is my 1997 Epiphone Riveria semi-hollow electric guitar that is in good used (closer to very good) condition. I bought my first Epiphone Riviera in 1966, from Park Music in St. Louis park, MN. Maybe not quite. Epiphone P93 Riviera pickups woes. Epiphone review / Electric Guitars / Unbiased reviews of guitar equipment, CD and DVD music at Ultimate-Guitar.Com I passed on a vintage riviera years ago (too pricey) and couldn't get it out of my mind. In terms of electronics, the guitar is fitted with two Epiphone PRO Mini Humbuckers, which can be controlled via two sets of volume and tone controls and a three-way selector switch. $52.00. Featuring a solid maple center block for added sustain and feedback resistance, Alnico Classic PRO™ humbuckers, Grover® Rotomatic® tuners, and a flame maple veneer top an (Image credit: Epiphone) Epiphone says: "One of Epiphone’s original, most enduring classics, the Riviera makes a comeback! Right off the bat, this sets the backdrop of genres where Wildkat fits in. Epiphone USA ProBucker humbuckers Set Neck and Bridge pickups! or Best Offer. The basic materials for construction are the same as the Casino, except the maple centre block. $159.16. Epiphone ProBucker™ humbuckers are the real deal--made with 18% Nickel Silver unit bases and covers, the same alloy used by Gibson at the Kalamazoo factory when the humbucker was first invented. Home Forums > Buy, Sell or Trade > Epiphone Classifieds > WTB: Peerless Riviera w/ mini-humbuckers Discussion in ' Epiphone Classifieds ' started by stilwel , Mar 8, 2019 . Hi all, I recently acquired a 2004 Peerless-made Epiphone Riviera with mini humbuckers. Epiphone New … I replaced the black humbucker rings and knobs with cream versions to match the binding (I think it looks sharp this way), removed the pickguard, and a local luthier replaced the factory humbuckers with a Seymour Duncan SH-1 vintage '59 blues set and 50s ES 335 wiring harness and this baby ROARS. I was thinking those Korean Rivieras RI might be somethng to consider if I ran across one. Another hollow body guitar, this one sports a maple central block and a set of Epiphone’s Pro mini humbuckers instead of the P90s on the Casino above. In 2014, Epiphone produced a Union Jack Ltd Edition Sheraton (limited to 1000). The Riviera is a perfect example of Epiphone’s ability to rival parent Gibson in quality and playability. Cheers for the advice guys. The king of classic shape semi-hollow body, ES-339 PRO by Epiphone was released to take musicians back to the era of the classic when Epiphone was producing rock’s most legendary guitars. Guy said it had minis, but turned out to have full size humbuckers, plus a bigsby. Vintage 1990s Chrome Epiphone Neck Humbucker Pickup - 8.48k, Les Paul, SG F. £29.91. Found a Peerless made riviera last year. 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