2002 Epiphone Elite/Elitist Les Paul Custom! These fine instruments were made in Japan in the Fuji-Gen Factory, and are of exceptional quality. The body is booked matched African mahogany, with a book matched maple top. The electronics American made. This particular model is from the first year of production, and shortly after they would change the Elite name to Elitist. Excellent condition with a Gibson hardshell case.