Alright, just for kicks I picked up a $100. epi from the local free want ad paper, but can't figure out the age, where it was made, etc., though I figure it's worth about what I paid for it. Any help is greatly appreciated. I played it through a Marshall JCM 2000, sounds pretty good, great sustain. Looks like dual open coil humbuckers, not sure. Epiphone (Gibson)Les Paul Special Serial # SI98061046. Thanks to all and keep poundin it down----
it was made in june 1998, production number is 1046. not sure what factory or where it was made.