Though the Sheraton and all its variations were introduced under the ownership of the Gibson Guitar Corporation, Epiphone is the exclusive manufacturer.
Under the ownership of Epaminondas ("Epi") Stathopoulo, Epiphone was a leading manufacturer of hollow-body and archtop guitars. Control of the company went to his brothers, Orphie and Frixo.
Binding on fretboard moves to outer edges (no longer inset).
1965 Sheraton specs: Sunburst finish becomes more two-tone (tobacco to amber).
The Elite / Elitist Sheraton, Terada Japan 2002 - 2008.