Epiphone Broadway

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When Epiphone introduced their Masterbilt archtop guitars in 1931, the Broadway was offered in Grand Auditorium size (16 3/8 “ lower bout) and priced $ 175.  It was the second in line Masterbilt archtop, one step down the De Luxe. The Broadway featured walnut sides and back . The 1932 catalog states: catalog 1932

According to Wiedler Epiphone produced from 1931-’54 around 2500 Broadways of which now 214 examples have been registered. See also Wiedler : Broadway 5009

Broadway : headstocks            Broadway : serialnumbers

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