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Modern Epiphone Casino Headstock

The Epiphone range of the 1960s closely followed the Gibson guitars of the same time; they were both made in the same fatory in Kalamazoo. The Casino corresponds to the Gibson ES330 having the same dimensions and construction, but with different headstock shape and tailpiece. The 1961 models came equipped with the Tremotone vibrato, which was optional by 1962.


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Models


Casino E230T

Epiphone Casino
1961-1962 Epiphone Casino E230T
Epiphone Casino
1962-1964 Epiphone Casino E230T
Epiphone Casino
1964-1969 Epiphone Casino E230T
  • 1961-1969
  • One P-90 dogear pickup
  • Thinline double rounded cutaway fully-hollow body
  • Laminated maple body
  • Single-ply white body & neck binding
  • Unbound f-holes
  • 1-piece set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Black headstock with no inlay
  • White 3-ply pickguard with foil "E" emblem
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Reflector knobs
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width
  • 16" body width
  • 1.75" body depth

Fingerboard Inlays:

  • Dot inlays 1961-1962
  • Parallelogram 1962-1969

Headstock:

  • Open-book headstock 1961-1964
  • Elongtated headstock 1964-1969

Colors:

  • Royal Tan
  • Sunburst



Casino E230TD

Epiphone Casino TD
1961 Epiphone Casino E230TD
Epiphone Casino TD
1964 Epiphone Casino E230TD with Tremtone Vibrola
Epiphone Casino TD
1967 Epiphone Casino E230TD with Frequensator
Epiphone Casino TD
1968 Epiphone Casino E230TD with Trapeze Tailpiece
  • 1961-1969
  • Two P-90 dogear pickups
  • Thinline double rounded cutaway fully-hollow body
  • Laminated maple body
  • Single-ply white body & neck binding
  • Unbound f-holes
  • 1-piece set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Black headstock with no inlay
  • White 3-ply pickguard with foil "E" emblem
  • Tune-o-matic bridge
  • Reflector knobs
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width
  • 16" body width
  • 1.75" body depth

Fingerboard Inlays:

  • Dot inlays 1961-1962
  • Parallelogram 1962-1969

Headstock:

  • Open-book headstock 1961-1964
  • Elongtated headstock 1964-1969

Tailpiece:

  • Trapeze
  • Frequensator
  • Tremotone vibrola

Colors:

  • Royal Tan
  • Sunburst
  • Burgundy
  • Pelham Blue



Casino (Matsumoku, Japan JDM)

Epiphone Matsumoku Casino (JDM)
1975-1979 Epiphone Casino (JDM)
Epiphone Matsumoku Casino (JDM)
1975-1979 Epiphone Casino (JDM)
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1975-1979
  • MMK vintage humbucker pickups
  • Laminated Maple top, back & sides
  • Fully hollow body design
  • Maple/mahogany center block
  • Three piece maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
  • 3 screw truss rod cover with "E" emblem
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • 1 ply Cream body & neck binding
  • 3 ply pickguard with printed black E logo
  • Chrome hardware
  • 2 Volume, 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way pickup selector switch
  • 16" body width
  • 1.75" body depth
  • 1.5625" nut width
  • 24.75 scale length

Colors:

  • Antique Sunburst
  • Wine Red
  • Natural
  • Natural Birdseye

See Also: Epiphone Japan



Casino (Matsumoku, Japan)

Epiphone Matsumoku Casino
1980-1981 Epiphone Matsumoku Casino
  • Worldwide Distribution
  • 1980-1989

Body:

  • Laminated Maple top, back & sides
  • Fully hollow body design
  • Maple/mahogany center block
  • 1 ply Cream binding
  • No internal kerfling between top/back and sides
  • 3 ply pickguard with printed black E logo
  • Rectangular tan label inside body below upper f-hole
  • 16" body width
  • 1.75" body depth

Neck:

  • Three piece maple with volute
  • Set neck joins at 16th fret
  • 1.5625" nut width
  • 24.75 scale length

Fingerboard:

  • Rosewood with parallelogram inlays
  • 1 ply cream binding over fret ends
  • 14" Radius
  • 22 medium jumbo frets
  • 3 screw, single-ply white truss cover with black "E" emblem

Pickups:

  • MMK vintage humbucker pickups
  • 2 Volume, 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way pickup selector switch

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Epiphone mini schaller style tuners with small buttons
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with 50mm spacing
  • Trapeze tailpiece

Colors:

  • Antique Sunburst
  • Wine Red
  • Natural



Casino (Terada, Japan)

Epiphone Terada Casino
Epiphone Terada Casino Antique Sunburst
Epiphone Terada Casino
Epiphone Terada Casino White
  • Japan Domestic Market only
  • 1987-1993
  • Fully hollow body design
  • Laminated Maple top, back & sides
  • 1-ply body & neck binding
  • 3-piece set maple neck
  • Neck Joins at 17th fret
  • 22 medium jumbo frets
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
  • 2-ply truss cover with "E" emblem
  • 3-ply pickguard with foil "E" emblem
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Deluxe tuners with oval buttons
  • Nickel hardware
  • Gold reflector knobs
  • 2 Volume, 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way pickup selector switch
  • 16" body width
  • 1.75" body depth
  • 1.5625" nut width
  • 24.75 scale length

Colors:

  • Antique Sunburst
  • Wine Red
  • White
  • Natural



Casino USA

Epiphone Casino USA
Epiphone Casino USA
  • 1996
  • Made in Nashville, USA
  • Fully-hollow body construction
  • Laminated maple top
  • Laminated maple body with no center block
  • Single-bound body
  • Unbound f-holes
  • Nitrocellulose finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
  • No inlay on headstock
  • "E" emblem on truss rod cover
  • Single-bound neck
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.62" nut width
  • USA P-90 pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • Elevated white pickguard with raised "E" emblem
  • Chrome hardware
  • Gold reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Cherry
  • Vintage Sunburst
  • Natural



Casino Reissue

Epiphone Casino
Epiphone Casino with Trapeze Tailpiece
Epiphone Casino Bigsby
Epiphone Casino with Bigsby Vibrola
Epiphone Casino Bigsby
Epiphone Silver Sparkle Flake Casino with Vibrotone Vibrola
Epiphone Casino
Epiphone Casino LH
  • 1995-Present
  • P-90T & P-90R pickups
  • Thin-line fully-hollow body
  • 5-ply maple top, back & sides
  • Basswood top bracing
  • Single-ply body & neck binding
  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper "D" Profile
  • 12" neck radius
  • 22 medium-jumbo frets
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
  • Elongated headstock with no inlay
  • Grover die-cast tuners with round buttons
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • 3-ply raised pickguard
  • Reflector knobs
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Neck Joint:

  • Neck joins at 17th fret 1995-2004
  • Neck joins at 16th fret 2005-Current

Hardware:

  • Chrome 1995-2010
  • Nickel 2011-Current

Tailpiece:

  • Standard Trapeze 1995-Present (Standard)
  • Optional Vibrotone 1997-1999 (Limited Edition)
  • Optional Bigsby 2006-2007 (Limited Edition)

Colors:

  • Ebony
  • Cherry
  • Natural
  • Alpine White
  • Vintage Sunburst
  • Vintage Cherryburst
  • Burgundy Mist
  • Metallic Green
  • Metallic Blue
  • Gold Sparkle
  • Silver Sparkle
  • Pelham Blue
  • Metallic Gold
  • Turquoise



Inspired by John Lennon Casino

Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino
Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino
Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino
Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino
Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino
Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino
Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino
Epiphone Inspired by John Lennon Casino Hardcase
  • 2009-Current

Body:

  • 5-ply maple/birch back & sides
  • 5-ply Maple top
  • Basswood top bracing

Neck:

  • Set Mahogany neck with SlimTaper "D" profile
  • Neck joins at 16th fret
  • Rosewood with Parallelogram inlays
  • Synthetic bone nut
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 22 medium-jumbo frets
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.625" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck

Electronics:

  • Two Gibson USA P-90 pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way Switchcraft selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with Trapeze tailpiece
  • Grover small-button tuners
  • Gold reflector knobs
  • Switchcraft 1/4" output jack

Tuners:

  • Vintage-style 14:1 ratio with small metal buttons
  • Gold Grover tuners (Revolution Casino)

Pickguard:

  • Attached pickguard
  • Unattached with mounting screws (Revolution Casino)

Colors:

  • Vintage Sunurst (VS)
  • Natural (NA) Revolution Casino

Includes:

  • Epiphone Hardcase

See also: More John Lennon Signatures



Elitist Casino

Epiphone Elitist Casino
Epiphone Elitist Casino
Epiphone Elitist Casino
Epiphone Elitist Casino Headstock

Body:

  • 5-ply maple top, back & sides
  • Spruce bracing
  • 16" body width
  • 1.75" body depth

Neck:

  • 1-piece set mahogany neck with SlimTaper "D" profile
  • Neck joins at 16th fret
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 22 medium-jumbo frets
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
  • Traditional headstock with no inlay
  • Elite or Elitist logo on back of headstock
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with "Elite" or "Elitist" engraving
  • Elongated headstock with no inlay
  • Bone nut
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck
  • Unbound f-holes

Electronics:

  • Two Gibson USA P-90 Single-coil pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way Switchcraft selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with trapeze tailpiece
  • 3-ply elevated white pickguard with foil "E" emblem
  • Die-cast Grover tuners
  • Gold reflector knobs

Colors:

  • Natural (NA)
  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)

See Also: Elitist Archtops



Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit

Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit
Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit
Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit
Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit
Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit
Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit
Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit
Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino Vintage Outfit Headstock
  • 2014 Limited Edition

Body:

  • 3-ply maple top, back & sides
  • Spruce bracing
  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish
  • 16" body width
  • 1.75" body depth

Neck:

  • 1-piece set mahogany neck with 1960's SlimTaper "D" profile
  • Neck joins at 16th fret
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 22 medium-jumbo frets
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelogram inlays
  • Derlin nut
  • Traditional headstock with no inlay
  • 3-ply white truss rod cover with "E" logo
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck
  • Unbound f-holes

Electronics:

  • Gibson USA P-90T & P-90R Single-coil pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way Switchcraft selector switch
  • CTS 250K audio poteniometers
  • Orange Drop 473 capacitors

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with Derlin saddles
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • 3-ply elevated white pickguard with foil "E" emblem
  • 14:1 ratio Gotoh deluxe tuners
  • Gold reflector knobs with metal pointer

Colors:

  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)
  • Natural (NA)

Includes:

  • 1960's era hard case

See Also: Elitist Archtops




1961 50th Anniversary Casino

Epiphone 1961 50th Anniversary Casino
Epiphone 1961 50th Anniversary Casino
Epiphone 1961 50th Anniversary Casino Headstock Epiphone 1961 50th Anniversary Casino, Case & Certificate of Authenticity
Epiphone 1961 50th Anniversary Casino Headstock
Epiphone 1961 50th Anniversary Casino, Case & Certificate of Authenticity
  • Model ET61-NH1 & NT1
  • 2011
  • Gibson USA P-90T & P-90R pickups
  • 5-Layer laminated Maple/Birch body & top
  • Single-ply body & neck binding
  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • Rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays
  • Neck joins at 16th fret
  • 14" fingerboard radius
  • 22 medium-jumbo frets
  • Historic open-book style headstock with metal logo plate
  • Wilkinson vintage-style tuners with 14:1 Ratio & small plastic buttons
  • Locktone Tune-o-matic bridge
  • Trapeze or Tremotone tailpiece
  • Elevated tortoise pickguard with "E" emblem
  • Nickel hardware
  • Gold reflector knobs
  • 2 Vol 2 Tone controls
  • Switchcraft 3-way selector switch
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width
  • Vintage Hard Case (Gray with Blue Plush Interior)
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Colors:

  • Royal Tan
  • Vintage Sunburst



Dwight Yoakam "Dwight Trash" Elitist Casino

Epiphone Dwight Trash - Jackpot White
Epiphone Dwight Trash - Jackpot White
Epiphone Dwight Trash
Epiphone Dwight Trash Headstock
Epiphone Dwight Trash
Epiphone Dwight Trash 12th Fret
Epiphone Dwight Trash Pickguard Roulette Red Epiphone Dwight Trash Pickguard Jackpot White
Epiphone Dwight Trash Pickguard Roulette Red
Epiphone Dwight Trash Pickguard Jackpot White
  • Model ETDCJWGH1 & ETDCRRNH1
  • 2011
  • Made In Terada, Japan

Body:

  • 5-ply laminated maple top, back & sides
  • Fully hollow construction

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with parallelograms inlays
  • Reverse Firebird headstock with body-colered bevels
  • Reverse Firebird truss rod cover
  • "Dwight Yoakam" signature on back of headstock
  • Epiphone "Elitist" logo on back of headstock
  • "Snake Eyes" dice inlay on 12th fret
  • 2-ply Black & White Traditional Firebird shaped truss rod cover
  • "Epiphone Dwight Trash" in silver silkscreen on truss rod cover
  • Neck joins at 16th fret
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • Body - 5 layer; Gold Sparkle/White/Black/White/Black
  • Neck - 4 layer; Gold Sparkle/White/Black/White

Electronics:

  • Gibson USA P-90T & P-90R pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way Switchcraft selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel Hardware (Roulette Red)
  • Gold Hardware (Jackpot White)
  • Mini-Grover 14:1 Ratio tuners
  • Locktone Tune-o-matic bridge
  • Trapeze tailpiece
  • Vintage-style Gold reflector knobs with pointers

Pickguard:

  • Single-ply elevated pickguard
  • Jackpot White - Gold ABS with inlaid "Snake Eyes" Dice
  • Roulette Red - 3-layer (White/Black/White) ABS with inlaid "Snake Eyes" Dice

Colors:

  • Jackpot White (JW)
  • Roulette Red (RR)

Includes:

  • Hand-Signed certificate and binder
  • Elitist hardshell case

See Also: Elitist Archtops



Casino Coupe

Epiphone Casino Coupe
Epiphone Casino Coupe
  • 2014
  • Small "ES-339" body size
  • Thin-line fully-hollow body
  • Dogear P-90T & P-90R pickups
  • 5-ply maple top, back & sides
  • Single-ply body & neck binding
  • Set mahogany neck with 1960's SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with paralellogram inlays
  • Single-ply body & neck binding
  • 12" neck radius
  • 22 medium-jumbo frets
  • Neck joins at 19th fret
  • Elongated headstock with no inlay
  • Vintage-style deluxe 124:1 ratio tuners with round buttons
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with coupe trapeze tailpiece
  • 3-ply raised pickguard
  • Reflector knobs
  • Imitation bone nut
  • Nickel hardware
  • 1960's orange oval label
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Colors:

  • Natural
  • Cherry
  • Vintage Sunburst



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