Epiphone Byron

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The Byron first appeared in the March 1, 1949 price list (see picture). When Epiphone introduced the Byron model in the 1950 catalog, it was the lowest priced archtop guitar Epiphone offered at the time. The 1950 catalog states

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According to Wiedler Epiphone produced from 1949-’53 around 400 Byrons of which now 24 examples have been registered.

See also Wiedler : Byron s/n 59479                                               Byron : serialnumbers