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.
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
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.