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1929 Bakelite Neck National Triolian (consignment) SOLD

1929 Bakelite Neck National Triolian (consignment)  SOLD

On display here is a 1929 1929 Bakelite Neck National Triolian. Bakelite-neck Nationals were made from about February 1929 to August 1930 for a production total of around 1800 instuments. Bakelite-neck Nationals are quite rare, for two main reasons.

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2013 National M1 Tricone Cutaway SOLD

2013 National M1 Tricone Cutaway  SOLD

Here’s a pristine and unusual instrument – a 2013 National M1 Tricone Cutaway. This cutawy version of the M1 doesn’t even appear on the National site! This lightly-used fine example is in nearly new condition, and appears to have been hardly played at all.

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2007 National Style 0-14 Dueco Resophonic Guitar (consignment) SOLD

2007 National Style 0-14 Dueco Resophonic Guitar (consignment) SOLD

Between 1931 and 1937, National produced guitars with the ‘Duco’ frosted effect. This process involves dissolving a crystalline substance in lacquer, which re-crystallizes when the lacquer cures.

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2005 National Estralita Deluxe Koa Resophonic Guitar SOLD

2005 National Estralita Deluxe Koa Resophonic Guitar  SOLD

National Resophonic’s Estralita Deluxe is the most decorated of their wood-body range. Normally built with walnut, it’s also available as a special order with highly-figured Koa mahogany veneer.

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1964 National Bluegrass 35 Res-O-Glas Resophonic (consignment) SOLD

1964 National Bluegrass 35 Res-O-Glas Resophonic (consignment) SOLD

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 the Supro Resophonic FolkStar.

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National Reso-Lectric Junior, 2010 SOLD

National Reso-Lectric Junior, 2010   SOLD

Here’s a used National Reso-Lectric Junior! The Resolectric was discontinued a couple of years ago to make way for the ResoTone, and this example is in great shape. If you need to have that National sound, but seriously amplified, this is the way to get there!

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