“A legendary Epiphone original comes home”: Epiphone’s updated Coronet revives one of its earliest solidbody electric guitars – and, for the first time in decades, it’s made in the USA

Epiphone Coronet
(Image credit: Epiphone)

Epiphone has rebooted one of its oldest solidbody electric guitar designs in the form of a new made-in-USA Coronet.

Available in two colorways (Vintage Cherry and Ebony), the latest variant of the classic Coronet model will be assembled in Nashville, Tennessee, “for the first time in decades” alongside the rest of Gibson’s USA range.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.