Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale No Longer Available

Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Maple Top, Body, and Neck, and Two Humbucking Pickups - Black Royale
Item ID: ETS2BPNB3

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An Elegant Swingster!

The Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale hollowbody electric guitar injects twangy vintage character into a classic design! Epiphone based the Emperor Swingster Black Royale around the body and neck of the venerable Emperor-II (made famous by jazz master Joe Pass), added a dedicated pair of humbucking pickups, and installed a parallel/series wiring scheme that gives you a range of outstanding tones - from rich and smoky to defined and snappy! The roller bridge/vintage-style tremolo combo give you amazingly stable performance. And this guitar doesn't just sound amazing; you get plenty of eye-catching appointments onboard the Emperor Swingster Black Royale!

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale Hollowbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
  • Specially designed pickups
  • Series/parallel switching, vintage-style trem
  • Understated elegance: the Black Royale effect
Specially designed pickups

At the heart of the Swingster Black Royale are Epiphone's SwingBucker pickups. Specially designed for the Swingster, these humbuckers offer excellent no-hum performance and feature classic Alnico-V magnets, enamel wire and over-wound coils for the perfect combination of warmth and bite.

Series/parallel switching, vintage-style trem

Two push/pull tone controls allow you to change each pickup's output individually from parallel to series wiring and create a palette of useful sounds. Go from warm humbucker tones to "quacky" single-coil type sounds and everything in-between. Of course, any swinging machine needs a vibrato - and the Swingster Black Royale is no exception! The Emperor Swingster Black Royale includes a Bigsby licensed B30 with original style "wire" handle as preferred by guitar legend Chet Atkins. A "pinned" tune-o-matic bridge with roller saddles gives you smooth operation and accurate return to pitch when you use the trem.

Understated elegance: the Black Royale effect

The Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale sports Epi's gorgeous Black Royale treatment. The Black Royale Series is all about understated - and perhaps a slight hint of menace. There's just something about black with sparkling trim that suggests elegance. Then too, there's also something about going onstage with a big semi-hollowbody Dot slung over your shoulder. However you decipher the visuals, the Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale sends a message - your musical message.

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale Hollowbody Electric Guitar Features:
  • Black Royale treatment gives this guitar understated elegance
  • Chrome hardware and sparkle body binding
  • Bigsby tailpiece for tremolo and note bends
  • Coil-tapped Swingster pickups for humbucking and single-coil tone
The Epiphone Emperor Swingster Black Royale lets you plug into retro-cool tones - with looks to match!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number ETS2BPNB3

Customer Reviews

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See also: Solidbody Guitars, Epiphone, Epiphone Solidbody Guitars