Jimi Hendrix’s 1960s Epiphone Crestwood

Jimi was seen playing this guitar in a photo taken of him performing with The King Casuals, around 1962.

Jimi Hendrix with the King Casuals, 1962.
Jimi Hendrix with the King Casuals, 1962.

At first, this guitar was believed to be an Epiphone Wilshire. But, based on the block fretboard inlays, and the large white pickguard, this is actually a Crestwood model.

Also, it seems like the guitar was actually left-handed because, in the photo above, the control knobs seem to be on the bottom side of the body.

Feedback

GroundGuitar counts on your criticism and feedback. In case you notice anything wrong with the information posted on this page, or you have knowledge of something that you would like to share, be sure to leave a comment below.

If you notice a piece of gear missing, and you wanna add it yourself, you can do so on this page Add Gear to GroundGuitar.

In case you want to talk to me directly and privately, please use the Contact Form and I will get back to you as soon as possible. (Dan)

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments