Epiphone SG Series E Bully 6-String

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Distinctive asymmetrical headstock with Dovewing logo

No dirt, corrosion or sediments were disturbed during this photo shoot.
DSC05420Antique shop owner wanted $89 but said $50 cash. I said how about all the cash in my wallet. So I now own a very Gibson-looking 2001-2002 Epiphone SG Series E Bully electric solid-body 6-string for $35 USD.

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3-position pickup selector is missing the lock ring but does operate.

With a very limited production run Spring 2001-2002, the Bully was distinctive in its asymmetrical headstock with ‘Dovewing’ logo, clear plastic knobs, its color names, and its simplicityDSC05418
This from Guitar List:  The Epiphone Bully (2001 – 2002) was an SG style electric with a 24.75″ scale length bolt-on maple neck.
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The neck had a slim taper profile and “super-slide” satin finish, rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays topped off with the E-Series Dovewing headstock.

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I like this strap hanging boss on neck plate but, sadly, a previous owner has scratched his name on it.

Pickups were two open coil humbuckers controlled by single volume and tone controls and a 3-way selector switch. Finish options were black, blood stain red or bruise purple.
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This guitar was available bundled with a Studio 10 amplifier and accessories as the Epiphone Bully Player Pack.

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My pawnshop buddy Dennis at Eagle Loan on Vernon St. in Roseville supplied the necessary gig bag, AXL medium strings and purple MADE IN USA nylon strap (Go Sac Kings!).
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Can’t wait to hear this beauty sing.

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