The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
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Resophonic Guitars

Uniquely American, the Resophonic guitar was invented by John Dopyera in the mid 1920′s in an attempt to gain volume before the age of amplification. The Twelfth Fret proudly carries many Resophonic Guitars by National Reso-Phonic, Beard, Gretsch, Smith and Young, Scheerhorn, Republic and more! We set up instruments to the player’s requirements and we ship worldwide.


2012 National Style 1.5 Tricone Reso-Phonic Guitar, New Old Stock

The National Style 1.5 tricone is a slightly upgraded version of the National Style 1 with a hand-engraved, double-cut wriggle pattern bordering the body.


National Reso-Phonic ResoRocket Steel Guitar

The National Reso-Phonic Reso Rocket is one of National's newly designed single resonator guitars.


National Reso-Phonic M-1 Cutaway Tricone

The wood body National Reso-Phonic M-1 Cutaway Tricone blends the sound of a tricone with the warmth of wood, and has a lighter weight as


National Reso-Phonic M-1 Tricone Wood Body

The wood body National Reso-Phonic M-1 Tricone blends the unmistakable sound of a tricone with the warmth of wood, with lighter weight as a bonus.


National Reso-Phonic Revolver Resolectric Guitar

The current National Reso-Phonic Revolver Resolectric model uses an audiophile-quality Highlander preamp to mix the magnetic and piezoelectric pickups.


National Reso-Phonic El Trovador Single Cone Guitar

Designed in collaboration with Mike Dowling, the National El Trovador is patterned after the famous National guitars produced from 1932-1933.


National Reso-Phonic ResoRocket Wood Body Single Cone Guitar

The National Reso-Phonic ResoRocket is a new single resonator cutaway guitar with a coverplate complementing the distinctive Tricone-style grille work.


Michael Messer Resophonic Guitars

We've just today received a shipment from Michael Messer guitars, including this steel body Blues 12-fret model with blue shaded finish.


Paul Beard Tut Taylor Model 27 Squareneck

The Paul Beard Tut Taylorâ„¢ Model 27 is a faithful hand-crafted reproduction of the pre-war, classic era of pre-war resophonic squareneck guitars.