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.
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.
The National Reso-Phonic Reso Rocket is one of National's newly designed single resonator guitars.
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
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.
The current National Reso-Phonic Revolver Resolectric model uses an audiophile-quality Highlander preamp to mix the magnetic and piezoelectric pickups.
Designed in collaboration with Mike Dowling, the National El Trovador is patterned after the famous National guitars produced from 1932-1933.
The National Reso-Phonic ResoRocket is a new single resonator cutaway guitar with a coverplate complementing the distinctive Tricone-style grille work.
We've just today received a shipment from Michael Messer guitars, including this steel body Blues 12-fret model with blue shaded finish.
The Paul Beard Tut Taylor™ Model 27 is a faithful hand-crafted reproduction of the pre-war, classic era of pre-war resophonic squareneck guitars.