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Epiphone EG61AWNH3 LTD Edition 1961 SG Special Electric Guitar, Alpine White Finish

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The Epiphone Limited Edition 50th Anniversary "1961" SG Special Outfit faithfully turns back the clock to gives you an affordable iconic instrument that sounds and plays like you’ve just stepped back in time. The original SG not only rivaled guitars of its own era for sonic variety, but also proved to be a sign of things to come. Hard rock, metal, and scores of rockers embraced the original SG and today you’ll find an SG in every great guitar player's arsenal. The Epiphone Limited Edition 50th Anniversary "1961" SG Special Outfit gives you classic styling and vintage sound with our famous Epiphone production quality that today’s guitar collectors seldom find in vintage instruments.

The SG Special Outfit features a padded 1961 SG Model 50th Anniversary gig bag. And as with every Epiphone, The 1961 SG Special also comes with the peace of mind you get from a Limited Lifetime Warranty backed by Gibson Musical Instruments’ famous 24/7/365 day Customer Service. Make your own history with the Epiphone Limited Edition 50th Anniversary "1961" SG Special Outfit today!

The SG Story

When the SG or "Solid Guitar" was introduced in 1961 as a replacement for the Les Paul, it was called the "fretless wonder" for its low frets and fast action. The twin horn cutaway design was like nothing on the market and its light but balanced weight and P-90 pickups made it the perfect guitar for stage and studio. Not only was it lighter than a Les Paul but the SG’s P-90 pickups had more tone and clarity than other single coil pickups yet still had all the bite and overtones of a humbucker. Some of the SG’s biggest fans include The Who’s Pete Townshend, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Tony Iommi, Paul Weller, AC/DC’s Angus Young, Frank Zappa, and Derek Trucks of the Allman Brothers Band.


Body Material mahogany
Neck Material mahogany
Neck Shape SlimTaper™, 1960s "D" Profile
Neck Joint Glued-In, Set Neck
Truss Rod Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover Bell shaped, 2-layer black
Scale Length 24.75
Fingerboard Material rosewood
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Frets 22 medium jumbo
Bridge Pickup Alnico P-90R Soapbar
Neck Pickup Alnico P-90T Soapbar
Pickup Selector Epiphone all-metal 3-way toggle switch
Controls 1-neck volume, 1-neck tone, 1-bridge volume, 1-bridge tone
Knobs Black with metal insert
Bridge Wrap-around Lightning Bar™ Combination Stopbar Bridge
Nut Width 1.68"
Hardware Nickel
Binding Body and fingerboard
Machine Heads Wilkinson™ Vintage 14:1
Colors Alpine White (AW), Cherry (CH), ebony (EB), classic 50s style TV Yellow (TV)
Includes Premium Anniversary Gigbag and Optional Hard case
Warranty Epiphone Limited Lifetime
Strings D’Addario® 10, 13, 17, 26, 36, 46

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