by Jef | 5,0 / 5,0 | Approximate reading time: 2 Minutes
B.B. King Lucille, Exclusive Cherry

B.B. King Lucille, Exclusive Cherry  ·  Source: Epiphone

ADVERTISEMENT

Epiphone has just announced two new B.B. King Lucille colour options, Cherry and Bone White. And both look very tasty indeed. With the addition of these sweet new finishes, Epiphone has made an already fantastic semi-hollow guitar even better.

ADVERTISEMENT

Epiphone B.B. King Lucille – Cherry & Bone White

Epiphone has added new Cherry and Bone White colour options to its B. B. King Lucille range. The model was re-launched at the end of 2021 and was offered in the traditional ebony finish. It comes with a semi-hollow design with no f-holes, the Varitone switch, a TP-6 Stop Bar with a set of fine tuners, as well as the Epiphone LockTone Tune-O-Matic bridge.

Construction is the same five-ply layered maple with spruce binding and a maple centre block. This is paired with a rounded C profile maple neck that has a 12” radius ebony fingerboard, fitted with 22 medium jumbo frets, block inlays, and a 1.69” Graph Tech nut. Finally, you have Lucille emblazoned on the guitar headstock.

Epiphone B.B. King Lucille Cherry

Epiphone B.B. King Lucille in Cherry

Stereo/Mono

They come fitted with a pair of Alnico Classic PRO humbucking pickups. These are wired using CTS potentiometers, and you have both stereo and mono output jacks on this model.

Lucille

Lucille

Bone White

It appears that the Bone White finish is exclusive to Europe. So you’re out of luck if you wanted one but are not in Europe. The Cherry version seems to be more widely available.

UPDATE: It appears the Bone White is European exclusive, while the Cherry model is released just for the US market.

Bone White

Bone White for Europe

Limited Run

Both finishes are limited, although how many pieces, is not clear. As you can see below, Thomann has a stock of the B.B. King Lucille Bone White *version today. I guess these will sell out fast in both colours, so probably best to not hang about too long if you want one.

ADVERTISEMENT

 

Epiphone B.B.King Lucille Bone WhiteLTD
Epiphone B.B. King Lucille
Epiphone B.B. King Lucille
Customer rating:
(19)

More Information

Videos

YouTube

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

YouTube

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

* This post contains affiliate links and/or widgets. When you buy a product via our affiliate partner, we receive a small commission that helps support what we do. Don’t worry, you pay the same price. Thanks for your support!

Image Sources:
  • Epiphone B.B. King Lucille now in Cherry: Epiphone
  • Lucille: Instagram/Epiphone
  • Bone White for Europe: Epiphone
  • Lucille: Thomann
B.B. King Lucille, Exclusive Cherry

How do you like this post?

Rating: Yours: | ø:
ADVERTISEMENT

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *