1975 Model. Unfortunately they arent really collectable, maybe about $50-100? VINTAGE! Switzerland, This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Proudly Handcrafted in Bozeman, Montana by Gibson Acoustic Luthiers, the Made in the U.S.A. Epiphone Texan is built using a solid Sitka Spruce top, Mahogany back and … Then again, it might not. The fancy 'fleur de lis', plastic tuner buttons confirms this. Original Acoustic. The last known New York-made Epiphone was serial number 69637 (Epi Zephyr). By Dallastx, March 14, 2012 in Epiphone Acoustics. By clicking Subscribe, I agree to the processing of my data in order to receive emails. 1 Finish Options . Electric Guitars. I think you based the 1961 date on Gibson rather Epiphone serial numbers. Copyright 2019 Gibson Brands, Inc. All rights reserved. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. Serial numbers on the Matsumoku production are meaningless. Dings here and there and is all provided for you in the photos. I think it is basically a re-badged Aria. I think any where between $50-$450 (US). Gibson Brands, Inc. respects your right to privacy. The number one source of guitar and amplifier pricing and information so you can find the price and value of your used guitars and amplifier. TommyK speaketh the truth. If it's the OEM paperboard case, it has very little value, other than a shipping container. Model number 6830e SN 07746 Made in Kalamazoo at the Gibson plant in 1961. Learn More. Currently worth $100 - $200, depending on condition and your local market. Some sellers have razored or just ripped off the bottom corners to hide the guitars lineage.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Lil' Tex Travel Acoustic. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. Paste as plain text instead, × The Golden Era returns with the Original Collection. × Upload or insert images from URL. This seller has not set a shipping cost for Switzerland. × Year Number Range ---- ------------ 1951 60000 to 63999 1952 64000 to 64999 1953 64000 to 66999 1954 67000 to 67999 1955 68000 to 68999 1956 69000 to 69999 The FTs had metal tuner buttons. Currency: Epiphone's acoustic guitars offer style and substance as well as great value. Use this site for a pricing guide and source of information on all guitars. Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear. Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Best selling. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Dating of which is a guess at best 1971 - 1975, if a blue label. By submitting this form you are agreeing to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. Depending on what some one wanted it for and how much they have (are willing to) spend. In early 1971, the nomenclature changed to the FT series. They weren't that durable, few have survived. By Don't be fooled. If you watch the listing, we'll notify you if it becomes available again. 4.9 out of 5 stars (14) Total ratings 14, £129.00 New. No one has been able to offer an explantion of the 'system' of serializing, if there was a 'system' at all. The guitar is in great shape but no case. The 1971 catalog listed it for $125.00, plus $15.00 for paperboard case. The only ones you can nail down are the 6xxx models as they were in production for a very short time. 1 Finish Options . It has a bolt on neck (Adjustable), it's the equivalent of the FT150. Very early one blue "Union Made" labels were shipped to Matsumoku. Best selling. EPIPHONE FT-130 Model: FT-130PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:For sale is a used FT-130 Epiphone built in Japan. Top of the flat top line that year. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging. Check us out and get FREE Shipping today! Explore Original Acoustic. Please check the fields highlighted in red. The blue label should say Kalamazoo but also Made in Japan in the bottom right. Your Epiphone was built at the Matsumoku factory in Japan probably in 1971. Explore Acoustic Travel Guitar. It's kind of one of those things where it's worth what someone is willing to pay for it in your area depending on the particular condition of it. Hey! Find the current Blue Book value and worth of your new and used guitars, both acoustic, electric and amplifier. Terms & Conditions | Registered Trademarks, You have reached your quota of positive votes for the day. Doing an estate sale. Doing an estate sale. Also, the black marker in has faded on some labels, revealing the "Union Made" underneath. Reply to this ... 1975, if a blue label. £69.00 Used. Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. main. Epiphone DR-100 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar - Vintage Sunburst. Go to previous slide - Best selling. You can post now and register later. Whatever your blue label says, it was made in Japan.   You cannot paste images directly. Please contact them to ask about shipping. Oops, looks like you forgot something. Acoustic Travel Guitar. Epiphone Acoustic Models. Add to that the value of the case. Serial Numbers, 1951 to 1956, acoustic and electric guitars. My wife was asking what it's worth? If the neck block is loose, subtract $100.00. It did not meat 'electrified'. Display as a link instead, × The 6830 was made in Japan around 1970-71. Great deals on Epiphone Vintage Acoustic Guitars. Guitar is in good condition. $249.00.   Your previous content has been restored. Many epiphone acoustic models are actually electro acoustic. It is based mainly on classic Gibson designs like the J-200 and the Hummingbird. This is the 6830 which places production EXACTLY in 1971, late in the year. The blue label continued until about 1975, when the tan colored 'Lincolnwood' label took over, until about 1979/80, when the FT series was replaced with the PR series. The guitar is in great shape but no case. Get the best prices on our Vintage Epiphone Acoustic Guitars both in-store and online. The FTs had metal tuner buttons. Based on your location, we've changed your settings: Shipping Region: A clone of the blue label was eventually printed without the "Union Made" in the lower left, and the "Made in Japan" printed in the lower right. Jump to content. Fast & Free shipping on many items! Dallastx, March 14, 2012 in Epiphone Acoustics. They were supposed to line out the "Union Made", then rubber stamp "Made in Japan" I've seen one which was missed.   Pasted as rich text. Les Paul Models SG Models ES-Style Models Basses ... Old Epiphone Acoustic. $159.00. The serial numbers were anything but serial. Privacy Policy | El Nino Travel Acoustic. Clear editor. The guitar later became the FT-150. EUR If it has an "E" suffix, I surmise it was added to keep the EPiphone line distinct from other Aria offerings... but that's just a guess. Epiphone Acoustic Guitars. The Epiphone acoustic guitar range is extremely popular. If they sported a blue 'Union Made' label (which they weren't), edited or not, figure early 1972.