Epiphone Gothic 1958 Explorer Satin Black

459.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 14485

Epiphone Gothic 1958 Explorer Satin Black


The Epiphone Explorer series electric guitars are without a doubt one of the most striking shapes of electric guitar the world had ever seen.

Product Ref: 14485

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The Gibson/Epiphone Explorer series electric guitars are without a doubt one of the most striking shapes of electric guitar the world had ever seen. When it was released to an unsuspecting public in 1958 as part of the Gibson's Modernist Series. Players of the day just couldn't handle it, and very few late-'50s Explorers were produced. Fast-forward to the 70s and 80s, and the revived Gibson Explorer quickly re-established itself as one of the most iconic electric guitars of the rock and metal scenes.

To this day the Explorer is still highly regarded by heavier players throughout the rock and metal scenes, it's been seen played on stages the world over by the likes of Kiss's Paul Stanley, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl , U2's The Edge and recently in the animated hands of Dethklok on the Metalocalypse series.



  • Body Material: Mahogany
  • Finishes: Pitch Black
  • Bridge/Tailpiece: Stopbar


  • Scale: 24.75"
  • Nut Width: 1.68"
  • Neck: Set
  • Neck Mat: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood:
  • Inlay: Dot Inlay

Pickups & Hardware:

  • Pickups: Alnico classic Humbuckers
  • Hardware: Black