He quickly assimilated the pace of American business practices. This impressed serial number may be found on the back top of the peghead. Steve Comment left 23rd April Gibson's Ted McCarty had retired to run Bigsby. From the outside, it seemed to be business as usual. From to the end ofspecific 2-digit prefixes were assigned to individual electric models. Epi, as the oldest child was known, easily merged into American life, attended Columbia University, and graduated with honors.
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The Recording Series
On Saturday afternoons, Epi would open display cases and let the leading guitarists of the time artists like Al Caiola, Harry Volpe, and Les Paul, jam as people listened for the sidewalk. Before the bombing of Pearl Harbor inEpiphone was a consumer favorite and industry leader. The early to mids were boom time for Epiphone, with unit sales increasing fivefold between and Daniel would go on to start the Danelectro line of guitars and amps in the 50s. Throughout the s, the rivalry between Epiphone and Gibson would veer from friendly sparring to all-out guitar warfare. General changes — due to WW2: