The Emperor Swingster Royale is a dazzling version of an Epiphone go-to rockabilly, jazz and rock hollowbody classic. It features Epiphone SwingBucker pickups with classic Alnico-V magnets, Grover machine heads, LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge, a licensed B30 Bigsby vibrato tailpiece and the new Black Royale metallic black finish.

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale

Epiphone conjures up some of it’s past with the NEW Emperor Swingster Black Royale. Starting with the same body and neck as used on their Emperor-II guitar and made famous by the jazz master himself, Joe Pass.

Epiphone Black Royale collection

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale features:

  • Epiphone Alnico-V Swingbucker & Swingbucker Plus pickups
  • Select arched spruce top
  • Laminated maple back & sides
  • Hand-scalloped bracing and sound post
  • 5-ply binding with silver sparkle edge on headstock, neck, and body
  • 1-ply silver sparkle binding on F holes
  • Set 3-piece hard maple neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl block inlays
  • 14″ fingerboard radius
  • 20 medium-jumbo frets
  • Clipped-ear headstock with vine inlay
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with roller saddle and rosewood base
  • Licensed Bigsby B30 vibrato tailpiece with wire handle
  • Elevated silver pickguard with “E” emblem
  • 14:1 ratio Grover tuners
  • Nickel hardware
  • Black reflector knobs
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls with push-pull series/parallel
  • 3-way selector switch
  • 24.75″ scale
  • Metallic Black finish

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