Epiphone Zephyr Deluxe Regent 1948 "The Sugarfoot Guitar"


Product Code: GE1423

$ 100,000.00

This is The guitar that the great Hank Garland used to record his hit “Sugarfoot Rag”!  Hank sent this guitar to legendary builder Paul Bigsby to be modified with a set of his pickups, an aluminum nut, a compensated aluminum bridge, and the custom “Sugarfoot” pickguard. This was Hank’s main guitar for a number of years and was on countless records in the late 40’s and 50’s, as well as an endless string of dates across the country, including live on the Grand Ole Opry stage with everyone from Eddy Arnold to Hank Williams. Signed by Hank Garland and comes with a notarized COA signed by Hank.


  • Top Wood - Spruce
  • Back/Side Wood - Laminated maple 
  • Fingerboard Wood -Rosewood
  • Scale - 25 1/2"
  • Pickup(s) - Bigsby 
  • Case - Original Hard Case

Returns Policy

All products have a 48 hour approval period. You must notify us immediately after the 48 hour has expired and the item must be returned to Carter Vintage Guitars within 7 days after notifying the store. Carter Vintage Guitars is not responsible for any return shipping costs. Items returned outside of the approval period window will be subject to a restocking fee (up to 15%). Items must be returned in the same condition as they left the store. New items must be returned with any and all factory packaging that was included with the product.

Refunds will be applied via the same method of payment used at the time of purchase. Returns can take 5 to 10 business to show back up onto your bank statement.

Please contact us with any and all questions before making a purchase. We do not want you to have to return anything and are happy to provide as many details as possible for any and all products we carry in our store.


Carter Vintage Guitars can ship almost anywhere! Most orders in the Continental United States ship via USPS or UPS. Instruments ship via UPS or FedEx. Our expert shippings have years of experience packing and shipping guitars all over the world you can rest assured that your package will arrive quickly with the contents in perfect condition. Customers must pay the full shipping amount, we always try to give customers the best shipping rate possible but packages ship via dimensional weight.

All instruments ship fully insured for the full purchase amount.

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