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Epiphone Masterbilt Century De Luxe Classic 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass

A fitting member to the Masterbilt Century collection, the Masterbilt Century De Luxe Classic 4-String Bass gives you vintage-inspired looks and tone with the modern flexibility of onboard electronics.


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MSRP: Old Price $1,665.00 Discounted Price $699.00 Save : $966.00 (58%)

MSRP: Old Price $1,665.00 Discounted Price $699.00 Save : $966.00 (58%)
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Inspired by the world-famous vintage Epiphone archtops of yesteryear, the Masterbilt Century De Luxe Classic comes with all the phenomenal features found on the rest of the collection including a solid spruce top supported by longitudinal bracing, a smooth-playing ebony fretboard, and of course, the acclaimed eSonic and Shadow NanoFlex HD pickup system for natural-sounding amplified tone.

Deep DeLuxe Classic Bass Tone
Like the Masterbilt Century Archtops, the new Masterbilt De Luxe Classic 4-String Acoustic/Electric Bass combines the best of Epiphone's vintage designs with modern techniques for a superb and affordable acoustic bass that loses none of its tone when plugged in. The DeLuxe Classic 4-string features a Solid Spruce top with traditional f-holes and is available in a Vintage Natural or Vintage Sunburst Aged Gloss finish. The tone of the top is enhanced by traditional longitudinal bracing for a deep and expressive tone that will sound even better with years of playing time. The body is made from laminated Flame Maple with a 17" lower bout like the Century Archtop DeLuxe guitar.

Art Deco Era Design
The hard maple and mahogany neck has a 30.5" scale and is glued to the body with a traditional dovetail joint. The neck has a comfortable rounded "C" shape profile and a dual action truss rod for fine adjustments. The beautiful Ebony fingerboard has 20 medium frets and Pearloid "Notched Diamond" inlays inspired by Epiphone's vintage Masterbilts. The headstock has a Historic Epiphone Dovewing profile with the Masterbilt Century's iconic Pearloid "Banner" logo design.

A Classic Bass with 21st Century Tone
The full tone of the De Luxe Classic 4-string bass sounds beautiful unamplified on a small stage or in the studio. But now the cutting-edge eSonic HD (High Definition) preamp system and Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle pickup make it possible for acoustic bass players to hear their instrument amplified exactly as they hear it unplugged. No bass player has ever heard an acoustic bass more accurately represented through a sound system before. The Shadow NanoFlex HD Under-saddle pickup has easy-to-access controls for Master Volume and Master EQ mounted just inside the lower f-hole. The pre-amp system is powered by a standard 9-volt battery that is easy to access, located near the 1/4" output jack.


  • Masterbilt Century Acoustic Bass with Solid Spruce Top and Ebony Fingerboard
  • Classic f-holes and Art Deco-era Inlay Inspired by Vintage Epiphone Archtops
  • Featuring eSonic HD and Shadow NanoFlex HD Pickup System
  • Tuned at the Factory with D'Addario EPBB170 Acoustic Bass Strings

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Things You Will Get:

  • 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass

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Masterbilt Century De Luxe Classic 4-String Acoustic-Electric Bass

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Body Size/Shape Archtop Hollow Body
Body Wood Laminated Flame Maple
Top Solid Spruce
Bracing Longitudinal
Cutaway None
Top/Body Finish Gloss
Neck Type Dovetail Joint
Neck Wood 5-Piece Laminated Hard Maple/Mahogany
Neck Shape Rounded C
Scale Length 30.5"
Fingerboard Ebony
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1.65"
Bridge Type Ebonoid Floating Adjustable with Epiphone Inspired By Bass Tailpiece
Nut & Saddle Bone Nut/Compensated Artificial Bone Saddle
Tuning Machines Epiphone Historic Reissue with Marboloid "Crown" Buttons; Improved to 18:1 Ratio from Vintage Models
Electronics eSonic™ HD Preamp w/Shadow NanoFlex™ HD Under-Saddle Pickup for Natural-Sounding Amplified Tone
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included No
Series Masterbilt Century
Model Masterbilt Century De Luxe Classic 4-String Bass
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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