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QUESTION ABOUT NEW WILSHIRES


JohnMcClane5000

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The 1966 Wilshire' date=' with mini-humbuckers, or the one with full-size humbuckers?

 

 

The non-reissue, based on the actual later-model Wilshire is a worn finish, so it has no gloss at all. The modified version is gloss like most other guitars.[/quote']

 

 

I was referring to the actual reissue, with the mini-humbuckers. 'Cause the thing is, I thought the 'Aged Cherry' one to be glossy-mat because if you look at the pictures, the round corners reflect much more than the 'worn cherry' and 'worn black' ones, hence the name 'aged' (where the finish has aged rather than worn-off)

 

or am I misunderstanding something?

 

 

JM

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the new ones with the minibuckers are named

 

"Worn 66 Wilshires" so I think te worn means not glossy

 

Peter

 

Yeah, that's what I thought too, but this is what Epi says:

 

Epiphone Worn '66 Wilshire Electric Guitar Features:

 

* Body type: Solid Double cutaway

* Body wood: Mahogany

* Scale length: 24-3/4"

* Neck Joint: Set

* Neck wood: Mahogany

* Fretboard: Rosewood

* Neck shape: '60s slim taper

* Frets: 22 medium jumbo

* Nut width: 1-11/16"

* Fretboard radius: 14"

* Bridge: LockTone Tune-O-Matic and stopbat tailpiece

* Pickups: NY Mini-humbuckers

* Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way pickup selector switch

* Tuners: Premium die-cast 14:1 ratio

* Hardware color: Nickel

 

* Finish: Gloss polyurethane

 

* Fingerboard inlays: Rosewood with mother-of-pearl dot inlays

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