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Style 1.5

National Style 1.5 Tricone Resophonic Guitar

National Style 1.5 Tricone Resophonic Guitar

The National Style 1.5 Tricone Resophonic guitar is patterned after the original instrument made in 1927 with a functional Art Deco industrial design. It is made of brass, highly polished and plated with either bright nickel plating or a custom Antique Brass treatment! The round, mahogany neck has an ivoroid bound ebony fingerboard. The headstock has the National logo inlayed in mother-of-pearl and vintage-style tuners! To create the National Style 1.5 Tricone, a touch of elegance is added to the Style 1, with hand-engraved double-cut lines encasing a wiggle stroke around the front, side, and back edges of the nickel-plated brass body!

New
Price: $5,989.00 CAD
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❌Sold❌ National Style 1.5 Tricone Resophonic Guitar Nickel, 2004

❌Sold❌ National Style 1.5 Tricone Resophonic Guitar Nickel, 2004

This example of the National Style 1.5 Tricone Resophonic is dated 09-04 (September 2004) and is in overall good condition. The body is brass with nickel plating and a double-line engraving around the edge (the nickel plating presents a few challenges to capturing an image).   Nickel has a tendency to lightly tarnish over time; this is one of the reasons many shifted to Chrome as a longer lasting plating material. 

Used
Price: $3,950.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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❌SOLD❌ National Reso-Phonic Tricone 1.5 Cutaway Antique Brass 2012

❌SOLD❌  National Reso-Phonic Tricone 1.5 Cutaway Antique Brass 2012

The National Tricone has a long history – it was the original reso-phonic design by John Dopyera and George Beauchamp around 1927.

Used
Price: $4,201.00 CAD

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National Style 1 German Silver

National Style 1 German Silver

Today we’re featuring the National Style 1, an instrument that is very true to these very first National resophonic guitars, right down to the nickel plated German Silver body, T-bridge on spun 6″ National cones, V-profile mahogany neck and slotted peghead!

New
Price: $5,489.00 CAD
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