Epiphone has always been considered as one of the leading manufacturers for archtop guitars. During the golden age of swing music this kind of guitars was at the peak of its popularity. So there were many manufacturers offering archtops. But after the popularity of this kind of guitars decreased, many of them quickly left this business. Epiphone remains in this business until now. Epiphone Archtop guitars became iconic for archtop fans all over the world.