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  • Rare 8 (eight) string model
  • Black bakelite body with chrome cavity covers
  • Black fretboard
  • Frets outlined in white
  • Strings go through body
  • Chrome horseshoe pickup assembly with 8-pole coil (rewound by our shop)
  • Newer knobs
  • 4-on-a-plate Kluson tuners
  • Tuner cover/logo plate is missing
  • 2-1/4" nut
  • 22-1/2" scale
  • (Rough) original hardshell case
  • VG-EC (pretty clean except the pickup horseshoe shows wear)
  • Consignment

Rickenbacker BD 8 String Lap Steel (c.1950)

Expert Setup

SKU: 185U-198963

Regular price
$1,200.00 USD
Regular price
$1,525.00 USD
Sale price
$1,200.00 USD
A rare 8-string model, this Rickenbacker BD lap steel guitar has a black bakelite body with chrome cavity covers. It has a chrome horseshoe pickup assembly with an 8-pole coil. An interesting instrument with distinctive style, this lap steel guitar is in very good-excellent condition.
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  • Rare 8 (eight) string model
  • Black bakelite body with chrome cavity covers
  • Black fretboard
  • Frets outlined in white
  • Strings go through body
  • Chrome horseshoe pickup assembly with 8-pole coil (rewound by our shop)
  • Newer knobs
  • 4-on-a-plate Kluson tuners
  • Tuner cover/logo plate is missing
  • 2-1/4" nut
  • 22-1/2" scale
  • (Rough) original hardshell case
  • VG-EC (pretty clean except the pickup horseshoe shows wear)
  • Consignment