Epiphone Catalog 1936

This was a pivotal year for Epiphone as they began to significantly embrace the era’s electrified music trends, evident in their product offerings.

Epiphone Catalog 1936

Epiphone 1936 Electar

The company had begun to delve into the world of electric instruments, and its Electar line was indicative of this pioneering direction. The Electar series featured among the new entries in the 1936 catalog, showcasing Epiphone’s electric guitars that incorporated magnetic pickups – a relatively new technology at the time. These instruments allowed musicians to amplify their sound, meeting the needs of louder and larger venues. The guitars were designed to offer a familiar feel to acoustic guitarists while providing the benefits of amplification.

Epiphone 1936 Product Adverts & Flyers

Thank you for joining us on a retrospective journey through Epiphone’s 1936 catalog.