Rectangular tan label inside the "f"-hole. This model was only made with the "Frequensator" tailpiece in 1980 and 1981. If you are looking here, you likely know what this is.It's very difficult to find this model these days in this condition. Some good info on MIJ Rivieras here..... Features high-end Matsumoku details like Maxon MMK-61 PAFs, fret edge binding, large pots with dust covers, Switchcraft selector switch, braided signal wire, bound f-holes, MOP inlays, Epi branded mini-Schaller tuners, etc. The quality of the instrument is outstanding rivaling any Gibson of the same era. Seems it was rarely played, yet it still shows a beautiful vintage patina. Nut width is 1 3/4. Perfectly balanced and a blast to play. Weight is very comfortable at 8.4 pounds. Beautiful axe that plays great with low, comfortable action.
Controls work perfectly with no static or noise. 010's and ready to play.
New "California Girl" Gator hardshell case with pink interior and satinn shroud included. All hinges, latches and handle work perfectly.
No cracks, No breaks, No repairs, No issues! The item "Epiphone Riviera MIJ'81 Japan VINTAGE!MATSUMOKU Antique Sunburst nMINT" is in sale since Tuesday, July 10, 2012. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars". The seller is "greuvin" and is located in Tommy's House. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Australia.