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.
We've just received a new Republic Highway 61, featuring a smaller steel body with cutaway and a single resonator cone.
The Republic Tricone Style 200 is a reproduction of the original 1920s National tricone, built as the guitarist's entry into the volume wars.
We've just received a new Paul Beard R-Model maple squareneck! It's a real beauty, and has the Jerry Douglas pickup already installed.
The ResoRocket WB is one of National Reso-Phonic's newly designed single resonator guitars and features distinctive Tricone-style grill work and a cutaway!
The new National Pioneer RP1 has arrived! Steel body guitars are not a new thing for National, and the Pioneer brings its benefits to
Here is a brand new National Dueco Gold in the 12-fret configuration. Like all Nationals, it is extremely well built and the tone
The National Dueco model is a re-creation of an almost lost technique, the result of an additive to the finish that creates a random crystalline
The National M-14T Thunderbox is the latest version of National's standard M-14 and features a 4" deep body, delivering more low end and applied volume.
The National M-14T Thunderbox is the latest version of National's standard M-14 and features a 4" deep body, delivering more low end and applied