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  • This vintage resonator has been well-loved over the years and needs work to return to its former majesty. Features include metal body, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, single cone, biscuit bridge. An excellent prospect for a shop project! (needs work - neck reset and refret, new nut, cone, biscuit, tuners, cleaning - sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • SN C 9228
  • 1935-6
  • GC (needs work - neck reset and refret, new nut, cone, biscuit, tuners, cleaning - sold AS-IS)
  • Steel body (repainted gray)
  • Segmented, rolled f-holes
  • (Newer) single cone with biscuit bridge
  • Round neck version 
  • 14-fret round mahogany neck (very up-bowed) (repainted black) (needs reset)
  • 19 fret rosewood fingerboard with dot markers (needs refret)
  • 1-3/4" nut, 24-3/4" scale
  • "V” neck profile
  • Slotted peghead with logo decal reads "NATIONAL / DUOLIAN / MADE IN / U.S.A."
  • Sieve coverplate with 5 diamond patterns
  • Traditional tailpiece
  • 3-1/4" body width @ tailpiece
  • Missing nut - nut converter installed
  • Newer cone and biscuit 
  • Newer 3-on-a-plate open-gear tuners installed (needs correct replacement)
  • '40's? oversize hard shell case (blue plush lining)
  • Made in Chicago, USA

National Duolian Resonator Guitar (c.1935-6)

Intl. Fees
AS-IS
Used

SKU: 50U-211575

Regular price
$1,000 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$1,000 USD
This vintage resonator has been well-loved over the years and needs work to return to its former majesty. Features include metal body, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, single cone, biscuit bridge. An excellent prospect for a shop project! (needs work - neck reset and refret, new nut, cone, biscuit, tuners, cleaning - sold AS-IS)
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • SN C 9228
  • 1935-6
  • GC (needs work - neck reset and refret, new nut, cone, biscuit, tuners, cleaning - sold AS-IS)
  • Steel body (repainted gray)
  • Segmented, rolled f-holes
  • (Newer) single cone with biscuit bridge
  • Round neck version 
  • 14-fret round mahogany neck (very up-bowed) (repainted black) (needs reset)
  • 19 fret rosewood fingerboard with dot markers (needs refret)
  • 1-3/4" nut, 24-3/4" scale
  • "V” neck profile
  • Slotted peghead with logo decal reads "NATIONAL / DUOLIAN / MADE IN / U.S.A."
  • Sieve coverplate with 5 diamond patterns
  • Traditional tailpiece
  • 3-1/4" body width @ tailpiece
  • Missing nut - nut converter installed
  • Newer cone and biscuit 
  • Newer 3-on-a-plate open-gear tuners installed (needs correct replacement)
  • '40's? oversize hard shell case (blue plush lining)
  • Made in Chicago, USA