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Classic archtop from the Golden Age!
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This guitar sounds awesome and easily the equal of the Broadway, Deluxe, or L5 which would be many thousands more.
Wow, that is a beauty. I own a 1946 Triumph, a true "horn killer" among archtops. Most people seem unaware of the fact that Epiphone was not always a Gibson budget brand. In the company's heyday in the 30s and 40s, it was in fact Gibson's biggest competitor.
The Triumph is the same design as the Deluxe and Broadway - the latter two simply have better woods and more elaborate inlays. The Triumph is roughly comparable to the Gibson L7, but I've never played an L7 that came close to my Epi in tone and volume.
This is a great price for a great guitar.
My first archtop was a '46 Broadway, and it remains the standard against which I judge the acoustic archtop sound. (Though I wouldn't mind having one of Jonathan Stout's '30s classics or Dakota Dave Hull's Epi Deluxe.) But a pre-Gibson Triumph is what a friend called a working musician's guitar--all the sound without the expensive extras. (Though my Broadway is certainly pretty.)