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Cool vintage looks and sturdy design.

The Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Case is vintage in every detail from the heavy-duty arched top to the crushed velvet interior. Features black Tolex covering, six latches, and an accessory compartment. Modeled after pre-WWII style cases. One-year warranty.

FEATURES
  • Ultra-strong archtop
  • Black Tolex exterior
  • Crushed emerald velvet interior
  • Leather handle
  • 6 latches and one lock
  • Accessory compartment
  • Dimensions: 43" H x 12.5" W (upper bout), 16" W (lower bout) x 4" D

Tough design and dense interior. Order now!

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Silver CreekVintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case
 
4.4

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good protection (16)
  • Durable (14)
  • Easy to carry (9)
  • Stylish (9)
  • Compact (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (9)
  • Practicing (7)
  • Travel (7)
  • Back-up (4)
  • Concerts (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (9), Novice (6), Professional musician (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Built Like an M1A1

This case is awesome; beautiful AND functional. Very sturdy and I like the five latches. Dimensions have changed from those published by musicians friend: Height is now about 46 inches, not 42....Read complete review

This case is awesome; beautiful AND functional. Very sturdy and I like the five latches. Dimensions have changed from those published by musicians friend: Height is now about 46 inches, not 42. So it will fit epiphones with those honkin' big headstocks now. Neither does it carry the badge near the handle anymore. They must have listened to past feedback to change those: I read those comments in reviews. That being said, I would have preferred the 42 inch height for my Gibson 335 and to have the badge.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Well built. Horrible fit.

Well built wooden case. The design of the fit is incorrect for a 335 style guitar (the intended body style for this case). The neck support near the heel was about 1/2...Read complete review

Well built wooden case. The design of the fit is incorrect for a 335 style guitar (the intended body style for this case). The neck support near the heel was about 1/2 inch too high so those headstock was about an inch too high to allow the lid to close. Really bad fit. However I needed a working case immediately, so I opted to modify it rather than return it. The neck support is made of stiff foam, so I was able to slit the velour covering with an exact knife and cut down the "C" shape enough to position the headstock safely. Now it fits and it works. But I had to sacrifice the warrantee to make it work. You guys make cases. GET THIS STRAIGHTENED OUT.

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(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Fits my Oscar Schmidt OE-30

By Patrick James McKenna

from St.Marys, GA

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Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

Another suitable title for this review (for the benefit of those whose guitars don't fit in the Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case) could be: "The stupid questions are the ones that you don't ask."I have seen plenty of decent cases that just aren't the right size for the instrument. This is a common problem, especially when others are doing the shopping for you or when you shop on line. Boys and girls... heed this advice from your Uncle Patrick: Ask questions before you buy. The more questions that you ask, the less likely you will have reasons to complain (i.e., feel burned in the deal or simply getting ripped off). You could find better items. You could even get the most out of your dollar (or whatever currency you're using). This website has great customer support representatives who will answer questions about their products. One of the customer support folks that I spoke with actually found this case and it was quite a bit cheaper in price. Instead of buying a more expensive name-brand case for my OS Delta King OE-30 guitar, I saved about $30.00 by order the Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case instead of the other cases that I considered.This case delivers exactly what I expect: protection for my instrument. (Even though this is a true story, I still want a special discount on my next order!)

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great fit for Epiphone Dot Semi-Hollowbody

By Peter Hanson

from St Louis

Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

I purchased the Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar case after measuring my Epiphone Dot Deluxe guitar. The case showed up looking great and it's a perfect fit for my guitar. The case is sturdy and attractive, it looks better in person than in pictures. It's quite striking and matches the aesthetics of my guitar well.

Other people complained about a glue smell, my case didn't have any evidence of that. The hardware is attractive and works well, no problems with any of the latches or hinges. It comes with two keys for the latch that locks. The lining is a fantastic green color and it's glued in uniformly. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this case.

The case showed up without any scratches, scuffs or damage, and shipping was very fast. I'm pleased with my purchase.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fits Epiphone Dot Studio Semi-Hollow Body Perfectly!!

By Marnie Pratt

from Ohio

Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

Overall, this is a great product. My only warning would be to those who are looking to house a thicker hollow-body guitar. As I said, my Dot Studio fits perfectly, and as far as hollow-bodies go, that's a fairly thin model. I would be careful of thicker models, as they may get pressure put on the bridge or back from all the cushy padding inside. Otherwise - great buy!
Great case! The gold hardware is sturdy, looks nice, and works smoothly, the inside is very plushy, and the guitar sits perfectly inside. It even has a hygrometer inside (which isn't pictured or mentioned in the description), so you can ensure that the guitar stays within a good humidity range.
I've only had it for a few days, but as I said above, it seems very sturdy, and all aspects seem well-constructed.
I debated between this one and the actual Epiphone brand case made for the Dot Studio, and I'm glad I went with this one. Not only did I save myself some money, but I honestly think I got a nicer product.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Built Like an M1A1

By chas

from SW Oklahoma

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Pros

  • Built Like A Tank
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Removed Badge
  • They Changed Dimensions

Best Uses

  • Backup
  • Concerts
  • Everyday
  • Practicing
  • Travel

Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

This case is awesome; beautiful AND functional. Very sturdy and I like the five latches. Dimensions have changed from those published by musicians friend: Height is now about 46 inches, not 42. So it will fit epiphones with those honkin' big headstocks now. Neither does it carry the badge near the handle anymore. They must have listened to past feedback to change those: I read those comments in reviews. That being said, I would have preferred the 42 inch height for my Gibson 335 and to have the badge.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice case, but requires modification...

By StevenB

from Swarthmore, PA

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Pros

  • Easy To Carry
  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy
  • Stylish

Cons

  • Requires A Simple Mod

Best Uses

  • Es-335 Or Epi Dot

Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

This is a very nice case; however, if you have a screwdriver, a sharp knife and 5 minutes, you may have to lower the neck rest that is closest to the body of the guitar - simply unscrew the screws, slice +/- 1/4" off of the bottom of the foam rest and reinsert and reinstall the screws - literally took me less than 5 minutes on a LP case that I purchased from the same folks. I will be making the same mod to this case.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Perfect Fit!

By showtheguitar

from central PA

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Pros

  • Good Protection
  • Sturdy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

    This case is the perfect match for my Epiphone 335 Dot.A quality case at an affordable price.I'm very pleased with the product.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    GREAT CASE

    By Randy Rose Lee

    from Honolulu, Hawaii

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    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Carry
    • Good Protection
    • Snug Fit
    • Sturdy
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Everyday
      • Heavy Duty
      • Practicing
      • Travel

      Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

      I bought this case for my Gibson Johnny A jazz arch top electric guitar, because the original was damaged and you can't purchase a new one separately. I live in Hawaii and we have 20 music stores here and not one of them offers a archtop case for sale. That is why I purchase all my musical instruments and supplies from Musicians Friend. The case fits my guitar well and it feels good when I carry it. It looks better than the original case that came with the guitar. I am buying another one for my ES 335 Custom guitar. I would recommend this case to everyone looking for the real deal.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Harmony Rocket RI almost fits

      By Lefty

      from SW Florida

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Guitar Wont Move Around
      • Love The Green Velvet
      • Plenty Of Headstock Room
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Better Than A Gig Bag
        • Practicing
        • Storage In Closet
        • Travel

        Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

        I bought this to fit a Harmony Rocket reissue. there is a wedge of styrofoam under the top bout which raises the guitar too high. The neck doesn't set onto the neck rests. I had to remove the wedge and cut the first neck rest 1/4" to fit the guitar perfectly. I tried an epiphone case, skb. all didn't fit axactly. If the case was 1/2 " deeper, I wouldn't have had to alter it. one week after buying this case, they reduced the price to 79.99. go figure.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Top Notch Case!

        By BJDeriso

        from Northern Virginia

        About Me Novice

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Carry
        • Good Protection
        • Slim
        • Sturdy

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

          Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

          Thick, padded handle; chunky clasps; plush interior with bolsters in all the right places... Fits like a glove and is a STEAL at this price! My only complaint is that it doesn't come with a black interior :)

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good Case For The Money

          By AK

          from Middle Tennessee

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          Pros

          • Good Protection
          • Light
          • Sturdy

          Cons

          • TIGHT FIT

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Practicing

          Comments about Silver Creek Vintage Archtop Hollowbody Guitar Case:

          Best for a "back-up" case.

          Handle would not survive "gigging".

          Tight fit for my Epi "Dot".

          Cannot beat the value for the amount paid.

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