The Twelfth Fret carries a very large and constantly changing variety of new, vintage and used Resophonic instruments, ranging from the earliest 1920′s models to recent and slightly used models. We set up instruments to the player’s requirements and we ship worldwide.
The National Reso-Phonic company has been key to the revival of the resophonic, or resonator, guitar design. Instruments like the El Trovador are
This is very cool - an all original 1950s Magnatone Lap Steel in grey/blue perloid finish! During the 1930s and into the late
The Terraplane Resonator guitar was originally built for slide great Arlen Roth. His direction was to "Build me a guitar with a coverplate which
Though not the most 'famous' of Paul Beard's squareneck creations, the Beard Model R is the benchmark model that the others evolved from.
Here's a pristine and unusual instrument - a 2013 National M1 Tricone Cutaway. This cutawy version of the M1 doesn't even appear on
Here is a rare 1964 National Bluegrass 35 Res-O-Glas resonator guitar! Built between 1964 and 1967, the National Bluegrass 35 shares many features with
Here's an excellent-condition National Style 1 Tricone Squareneck from 1929. This is an early example of a production resophonic guitar - the first production