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Michael Messer Lightning Style 0 Resonator Guitar

Michael Messer Lightning Style 0 Resonator Guitar

The Michael Messer Lightning is a nickel-plated bell brass body, 1930’s style 12-fret single cone resonator guitar, intended to provide the tone and vibe of a vintage blues guitar, and it does this well. You get the vintage look and tone, but with modern playability and reliability at an affordable price. These are great instruments for fingerstyle and bottleneck blues playing. The Michael Messer Lightning has the characteristic attack, projection, resonance and volume of a ‘steel body’ guitar. As expected, it’s bright, but with a warmth and depth that avoid harshness and add a sweetness to the edge. The modern features include an adjustable truss rod.

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Price: $1,189.00 CAD
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SOLD!!! National Reso-phonic M-1 TriCone Squareneck

SOLD!!! National Reso-phonic M-1 TriCone Squareneck

The mahogany body National Reso-Phonic M-1 Tricone retains the lush complex trebles of the National Style 1 but the wood body changes the character of the bass response: in short, the bass is huge!

New
Price: $4,589.00 CAD

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Beard JD Blackbeard Jerry Douglas Signature Squareneck Resophonic Guitar

Beard JD Blackbeard Jerry Douglas Signature Squareneck Resophonic Guitar

Here it is – the Beard JD Blackbeard Jerry Douglas Signature Squareneck Resophonic Guitar! A cosmetically stripped down version of the Beard Jerry Douglas Signature model, the Beard JD Blackbeard features the E model body built with solid mahogany top, back, sides and neck and a very interesting translucent black finish.

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Price: $0.00 CAD
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NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!! National Resophonic NRP B Deluxe Rust

NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!! National Resophonic NRP B Deluxe Rust

Based on the very successful NRP, the National Resophonic NRP B Deluxe Rust features a new Rust finish, and a brand-new pickup from Jason Lollar. This pickup is based on the late 1930’s Gibson Charlie Christian pickup, but in a smaller and more standardized mount.

New
Price: $3,989.00 CAD

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SOLD!!! Beard R Model Flame Maple Squareneck

SOLD!!! Beard R Model Flame Maple Squareneck

The Beard R Model Flame Maple Squareneck is a custom order version of the Beard R model, and based on the classic resophonic guitars of the 1930’s.

New
Price: $4,590.00 CAD

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SOLD!!! Beard E Model Flame Maple Squareneck Resophonic Guitar

SOLD!!! Beard E Model Flame Maple Squareneck Resophonic Guitar

The Beard E Model Squareneck is another spectacular instrument from Paul Beard’s shop in Hagerstown, Maryland. This instrument is designed to be played hard and loud and step right up to its place in a hard-driving band, delivering exceptionally brilliant treble and rich, full bass.

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Price: $0.00 CAD

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