Check Out These Beautiful New Epiphone “Inspired by Gibson™” Acoustic Guitars


Add these new Epiphone models to your “want” list this holiday season. Inspired by Gibson™ Epiphone adds five new guitars to its acoustic collections, crafted from classic Gibson original blueprints at an accessible price.

“The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Collection consists of some of the most iconic guitar designs ever created,” said Krista Gilley, Epiphone Brand Director. “By playing our Gibson counterpart, we are offering players a remarkable, high-quality guitar at an accessible price. This robust collection now consists of these legendary acoustic and ES models, including ideal guitars for every player, at every stage.

Prices range from $699 to $899. The complete Epiphone Inspired by Gibson™ Acoustic collection (from their press release):

Epiphone inspired by Gibson™ J-45:

Epiphone inspired by Gibson™ J-45

The J-45, known as The Workhorse, is Gibson’s most famous and popular acoustic guitar. The choice of legendary musicians since its introduction in 1942, Epiphone’s Inspired by Gibson J-45 and the J-45 EC Cutaway have everything players want. The Epiphone J-45 features all-solid wood construction, a comfortable rounded C neck profile, 20 medium jumbo frets, and the ’60s-style Kalamazoo headstock shape, all in a beautiful Aged Vintage Sunburst finish. The Fishman® Sonicore under-saddle pickup and Sonitone preamp make this Workhorse ready to go. The Epiphone-inspired Gibson J-45 EC Cutaway gives players better access to the upper frets while retaining all the features that make the J-45 special to start with, including the Sloped Shoulder body with a solid Sitka spruce top and a solid mahogany back. and sides, a comfortable rounded C neck profile, under-saddle Fishman® Sonicore pickup, and Fishman Presys II preamp with volume and tone controls, all finished in a beautiful Aged Vintage Sunburst finish.
Price: J-45$699; J-45 EC Cup $749

Epiphone Inspired by Gibson J-45 EC Cutaway

Epiphone inspired by Gibson™ Hummingbird

Epiphone inspired by Gibson™ Hummingbird

The Hummingbird™ is one of the most recognizable and remarkable Gibson acoustic guitars ever built. The new Epiphone Inspired by Gibson™ Hummingbird and iconic, rarely-offered 12-string Hummingbird guitars take flight with solid tonewoods, vintage hardware, under-saddle Fishman® Sonicore pickup and Sonitone preamp. Equipped with Epiphone Deluxe gold-tone tuners, multi-ply top and back binding, Kalamazoo-style headstock, bone nut and saddle, it is available in Aged Antique Natural Gloss and Aged Heritage finishes Cherry Sunburst Gloss.
Price: $799.00

Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Hummingbird™ 12-String Acoustic

The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Hummingbird™ 12-String Acoustic produces clear, bright sound with a beautifully balanced sonic range and is equipped with a unique Hummingbird pickguard. The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Hummingbird 12-String has a solid spruce top, solid mahogany back and sides, dovetail neck joint, bone nut and nut, Fishman® pickup system Sonitone and a Glossy Aged Vintage Finish.
Price: $849.00

Epiphone inspired by Gibson™ J-200

Epiphone inspired by Gibson™ J-200™

The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson™ J-200™ is a superb tribute to the king of flat-tops – the famous Gibson™ SJ-200. Since its introduction in 1937, the J-200 has been the choice of “singing cowboys” like Tex Ritter and Gene Autry, as well as folk, rock and country royalty, including Emmylou Harris, Elvis, Jimmy Page, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, The Edge, and more. Featuring a Super Jumbo non-cutaway solid figured maple body, solid Sitka spruce top, and two-piece maple neck with mahogany center band, the Epiphone J-200 is constructed with all solid woods for great sound. Visual elements have always been a big part of the J-200’s appeal, and the Epiphone-inspired Gibson J-200 features a Moustache™ bridge with curved block inlays, Crown headstock inlay, and fingerboard inlays in graduated mother-of-pearl, and a J-200 style pickguard with two-tone graphics. The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson J-200 is available in Aged Antique Natural Gloss and Aged Vintage Sunburst Gloss finishes.
Price: $899.00



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