Epiphone Tak Matsumoto DC Standard Goldtop Announced

Posted on October 22, 2010
Tak Matsumoto News

Epiphone Japan is going to release a refurbished model of the ‘Epiphone Tak Matsumoto DC Custom’ (see our report) which was released in December, 2009 and is going to call it the ‘Epiphone Tak Matsumoto DC Standard Goldtop’.

Tak with his DC Goldtop

The model will be available exclusively in Japan early November at a suggested retail price of 122,800 Yen(same as the original model), which is about 1508 US Dollars or 1083 Euros.

Here are the technical details of this beast of a guitar:

●Body:Carved Mahogany Double Cutaway Body
●Top Binding:Black
●Neck Binding:Black
●Neck Joint:Long Neck Tenon (Deep Set)
●Headstock Binding:None
●Fretboard:Rosewood with “Abalone” inlays
●Headstock Sign:“Tak Matsumoto” MODEL
●Machine Heads:Kluson-type with green “tulip” buttons
●Trussrod Cover:Black / White
●Pickups:Gibson Burstbucker 2&3 (Double Black)
●Bridge:Epiphone LockTone™ Tune-o-matic
●Controls:Neck Volume, Bridge Volume, Master Tone, 3-Way Toggle
●Knobs:Gold “Top Hat” Knobs
●Tailpiece:Epiphone LockTone™ Stopbar
●Color (Gloss):Metallic Gold

Source(s): Rittor Music port (Japanese)