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Gold Tone PBS-D Deluxe Maple Squareneck Reso-Phonic Guitar

Gold Tone PBS-D Deluxe Maple Squareneck Reso-Phonic Guitar

Paul Beard – Gold Tone PBS-D Deluxe Maple Resophonic guitars feature Paul Beard’s own spun aluminum cone and spider assembly on a Beard designed open sound well that rivals the sound of instruments at twice the price.

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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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