Epiphone Japan - See Price. Re: NGD: Epiphone Riviera Matsumoku Post by MrFingers » Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:05 pm It even has the metal cups holding the potmeters (as on old 335's, which means you'll never ever going to â¦ Very nice guitar that gets a really great jazz tone from the old wood but also sounds very good for blues and rock. Brians Evil Twin Poophoria SÅtÅ Zen. Very nice vintage guitar.....make offer. Please check the fields highlighted in red. These old Matsumoku built Epi's are beautifully crafted instruments that ooze class and cool. Epiphone Riviera A stunning rarity from Epiphone Japan. Epiphone aficionados will notice it's a Matsumoku Riviera, made in Japan and famous as the model Noel-bowl and Bonehead used in Oasis. This Matsumoku manufactured guitar body was used in a large variety of ES335. This is a circa 1970 Tremolo Tailpiece off of a Made in Japan Epiphone 5102 TE(predecessor to the Epiphone EA-250) made in the Matsumoku plant. Rivera and Casino clones. Free shipping. For more information pertaining to the Matsumoku factory not relating to Epiphone, click on the "Matsumoku" link to wikipedia below. Normal playware over all. In stock and shipping now. This was a high-grade model when new and this came with the original Gibson hardshell case with case key. ... Those who attended the 1994 NAMM witnessed the re-introduction of Epiphone legends like the Casino, Rivieraâ¦ Really a great example of a very desirable Fender... 2008 Gibson Custom Shop Aged/Signed Slash Inspired By Les Paul! â¦ Matsumoku Motto (or the Matsumoku Industrial Co., Ltd.) was founded in 1951 to manufacture sewing machine cabinets. 2003 Gibson Flying V Faded Cherry! Epiphone Japan Riviera 1970and039s Matsumoku Acoustic Guitar With Gig Case Free Ship. Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care. Original finish, untouched electronics, and... 2004-2005 Fender Japan '52 Tele with Factory B-5 Bigsby! The guitar is coming up on 40 years old and is very nice and clean overall. Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. Established in 1951 as a woodworking and cabinetry firm, Matsumoku is remembered as a â¦ Early Matsumoku made Epiphone â¦ EPIPHONE JAPAN RIVIERA 1970'S Matsumoku Acoustic Guitar with Gig Case Free Ship. 27 watchers. Oops, looks like you forgot something. Rare SIGNED Model. C $1,693.89. Greco EG-500 Les Pual 1978 Matsumoku Full Original Japn Vintage Electric â¦ The guitar is very clean and other than some finish checks around the jack, it's quite nice condition. 26 watchers. Please check our website for additional photos, Your source for the finest guitars Buy, Sell, Consign, Trade. Serial number 5033103 This beautiful guitar was made in 1985 at the famous Matsumoku â¦ Pre-Owned. 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Almost identical to the Matsumoku made ES-335 style Epiphone EA-250 Riviera made in same plant after Gibson sent Epiphone â¦ Established around 1900 as a woodworking manufacturer of various items but is best known as a manufacturer of high quality guitars and bass guitars including some Epiphone â¦ Nice Ebony Board model with Dot inlays.... New 2020 Heritage H-150 Artisan Aged in Dirty Lemon Burst! These were incredibly difficult to get as they sold... 2008 Gibson Custom Shop Johnny Winter '63 Firebird AGED and SIGNED! Vintage 1967 Domino Spartan 3 Tone Sunburst Made In Japan Matsumoku â¦ Bob Arbogast. The Chrome is pitted in several areas but still in â¦ Last edited: Nov 15, 2015. Excellent Epiphone Japan Riviera in rare Natural finish! Matsumoku Industrial was a Japanese manufacturing company based in Matsumoto, Nagano, between 1951 and 1987. 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(There is occasional confusion between "Matsumoku" and "Matsumoto". Reactions: lespaultazz, cugel, wilto and 1 other person. GRECO PB-380N Matsumoku â¦ Epiphone Japan Riviera 1970and039s Blue Label Matsumoku Electric Guitar Gig Case Used. Rare 1984 Epiphone Riviera Japanese Matsumoku made in japan by the famous matsumoku factory. Established in 1951 as a woodworking and cabinetry firm, Matsumoku is remembered as a manufacturer of guitars and bass guitars, including some Epiphone and Aria guitars. The guitar is coming up on 40 years old and is very nice and clean overall. Details: epiphone, riviera, japanese, matsumokuâ¦ From Japan. It's a 2008... 1982 Epiphone MIJ Japan RIVIERA Antique Natural Matsumoku Gibson ES-335 Case Original Oasis, Noel Gallagher and Paul Benjamin Arthors of Oasis both used these Rivieras throughout their careers. Epiphone RivieraThe Epiphone CompanyEpiphone Guitars Established in 1951 as a woodworking and cabinetry firm, Matsumoku is remembered as a manufacturer of guitars and bass guitars, including â¦ Pre-Owned. Excellent Epiphone Japan Riviera in rare Natural finish! Models include the solid body ET series (Crestwood) the SC series (Scroll) and the Model 1140 (Flying V) as well as Epiphoneâs archtop electric guitars: 5102T/EA-250, Sheraton, Riviera, Casino, and Emperor. ... Epiphone guitars made in Japan were actually rebranded designs already produced by the Matsumoku Company. By clicking Subscribe, I agree to the processing of my data in order to receive emails. Models include the solid body ET series (Crestwood) the SC series (Scroll) and the Model 1140 (Flying V) as well as Epiphone's archtop electric guitars: 5102T/EA-250, Sheraton, Riviera, Casino, and Emperor. Support independent music stores & gear makers. Vintage 1967 - See Price. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. From Japan. Really a great example of what Heritage is all... c. 1971 Gibson Les Paul Triumph Bass! The dark transparent green finish on this thing is stunning; the pictures really don't do it justice! Matsumoku Matsumoku Industrial Co. was a Japanese manufacturing company from c. 1900 - 1987. Joined Apr 24, 2012 Messages 15,119 Reaction score â¦ The Matsumoku-made archtops, such as the Emperor, Riviera, Sheraton and Casino, were available into the mid-1980s.