1964 Epiphone Texan FT-79 (original)


This is a fine example of an original Epiphone Texan from 1964.


Exc condition  •  SN# 237268
1-5/8″ width at nut  •  2-1/8″ pins

Spruce top, Mahogany back, sides and neck. Blackened peghead veneer with Epiphone pearl inlay. “Cloud” inlay in center of peghead. Truss rod cover has “E-brand” stamp. Bone nut. Pearl “half parallelogram” inlays. Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard and bridge. Antiqued cream bindings with the top edge having white/black/white, and the back edge with single binding. Original tortoise celluloid pickguard. Brazilian Rosewood adjustable bridge with ceramic saddle. Cream bridge pins.

Back has no cracks, and no repairs. There is an extra hole near the heel for a strap button. Some buckle wear. Normal dings and finish checking in sides. Top is in great shape with 1 long crack from the bridge to the binding, 1 very short crack next to it and a pickguard crack. There is wear on the inside of the soundhole from picking. Top has normal dings and a little finish checking. “C” shaped neck profile.

Very good sound.

Comes with very interesting hard case.