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Music Store Live is proud to present this 1968 Epiphone Wilshire 12 String Electric Solid Body! What a rare treat for us to be able to offer! In the world of vintage 12 string electrics, this Epi Wilshire is beyond cool! The feel of this neck is like a dream come true. It is slim and smooth and fattens up nicely towards the 12th fret. We've made sure that the neck is straight, it's well intonated and the action is set on the low side without any buzzing. The pickups on this bird sing loud and clear with sparkling vintage chime and produce some sweet grit when you lean into them with the right amp. This vintage Epi 12 string would make a huge addition to any studio or touring act. It's also so clean that it will look great hanging in the front of your collection shelf.

Item Details

Made from 1966- 1968, this '68 Wilshire 12 string features an all mahogany asymmetrical body with rounded edges. The set mahogany neck features a slim profile, rosewood fretboard with dot inlays and a 24.5" scale length. This guitar is all original. The mini humbuckers sound terrific adding a pleasing brightness to the mellower mahogany construction this guitar offers. Other features include a Tun-o-matic bridge, stop-bar tailpiece, asymmetrical pickguard, and six in a row Kluson Deluxe tuners. The nut width is 1.68" and the guitar weighs 6.58 pounds. This vintage Wilshire 12 string comes with a new Gator hard shell case.

Overall Condition

This 1968 Epiphone Wilshire 12 String is in excellent condition. There are some signs of light use on the guitar which basically amount to a low number of very small dings. There are no breaks, cracks or repairs. Light finish scratches and a few small dings are the small token price of admission to this fantastic vintage 12 string. The frets are in excellent condition.

Wow! This is an excellent original vintage 12 string with tons of personality, great tone and a terrific feel. It's clean, everything works properly and it's bound to make it's next owner a very happy player or collector.


The following features attribute to the classic and warm sound of this stunning instrument:

  • 1968 Epiphone Wilshire 12 String
  • Cherry
  • All Original
  • Asymmetrical mahogany body with rounded edges
  • Double Cutaway
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood Fretboard
  • Dot Inlays
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale Length 24 3/4"
  • 1.68" nut width
  • 6 in a Row Kluson Deluxe Tuners
  • 2 Minihumbucker Pickups
  • 3 Way Switch
  • 2 Volume, 2 Tone Knobs
  • Reflector knobs
  • Silk Screen Logo
  • Batwing Headstock
  • Tun-o-matic Bridge
  • Stop Bar Tail Piece
  • Asymmetrical pickguard
  • Weight 6.58 lbs
  • New Gator Hard Shell Case

Our in house guitar tech has inspected, tested, and cleaned all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.

Our Mission

Our team of musicians fuses the spirit of the local guitar shop with the convenience of the web by creating a reliable and worry-free buying experience.

At Music Store Live, our goal is to revolutionize the way gear is bought online. It’s not just about videos and know how; it’s about the person on the other end of the line. Whether you are in Tokyo or Toledo, we invite you to experience the reality of a living online music store and help us shape the best buying experience possible. As you'll see in the video below, we're musicians just like you. We strive to offer the best gear, the best online experience, and the best personalized service in the industry. We invite you to get to know our team, and we would love the opportunity to get to know you too!

Free Shipping - Free Return Shipping - 30 Day Returns

At we are proud to offer free return shipping and a 30-day return policy in the 48 contiguous states on all new* items over $30. It's all part of our mission to bring the guitar shop to your living room. This policy allows you to get your gear hassle-free and try it with your own rig to be sure that it truly fits with your playing style and sound. If it doesn't work the way you had hoped we'll send you a prepaid return label and work up an exchange or issue you a refund once we get the item back in the same condition it was purchased. It's that simple.

Please allow 2-4 business days from the receiving date for returns to be processed.
  • Your order must ship to the billing address associated with your credit card, PayPal, or other method of payment (unless an alternate shipping address has been approved by an MSL Gear Specialist).
  • If you want the shipment to be held at a shipping company hub it is your responsibility to make those arrangements directly with the shipping company.
  • An indirect signature will be required upon delivery for all transactions over $250. If you would like to require a signature on a transaction of less than $250, please request it when you place your order.
  • We do not insure packages valued under $3,000. If you would like to add insurance for delivery or return please request it when requesting your order or initiating your return.
  • All returns are subject to a Tech Check upon arrival. Any instrument that is returned with damage, wear and tear (including pick marks), missing or replaced parts, missing protective or packing materials are not eligible for a full refund.
  • *Used / Vintage / Clearance items carry our same return policy, except with a 3­ day return window.
  • Orders shipped within California will be subject to 7.25% state sales tax.

In most cases we ship same day if your order is placed by 12 p.m. EST Monday thru Friday!

Return Policy Details
Is your instrument just not doing it for you? We understand and we absolutely want you to be thrilled with any gear that you buy from If you're not happy with your order, you can return it to us at no charge within 30 days of delivery.

  • Customers outside the continental USA must pay their own return shipping and are responsible for all applicable taxes and fees.
  • The return policy does not apply to custom orders or modifications (pickup installs, etc)
  • Contact MSL at or (866) 256-5725 to begin the return process. You can request a refund, store credit, or exchange.
  • We'll provide you a return label via email.
  • Ship the item back to us in its original packaging using the provided return label.
  • Customer is responsible for returning the item to Music Store Live in its original condition.
  • A refund or exchange will be issued within 3 business days from our receipt of the returned item.
  • All returns will go through a technical inspection and are subject to a restocking fee if the item is not returned in its original condition. Restocking fee to be determined by MSL.

Layaways & Financing


  • Deposit a non-refundable minimum of 10% down of the purchase price on anything in stock
  • Contact MSL at or (866) 256-5725 to place your initial deposit.
  • Pay it off at your convenience within 30 days.
  • $100 layaway fee for each additional month over the initial 30 days (on most items).


  • 6 Month Interest Free Financing is available via Paypal's Bill Me Later Program which is available upon checkout.
  • For a longer financing term, contact your Guitar Specialist at or (866) 256-5725 and we'll be happy to get you pre-approved for financing terms. Up to 5 year payment terms are available!

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