SOLD - National Reso-phonic acoustic resonator 3/4 size 1957 Black Pearloid

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Who buys vintage guitars?  We do! 

Call 530-570-1525 or email to sell your vintage guitar, bass, amplifier, etc - one piece or a collection!  We are always ready to buy instruments, amps and effects from Fender, Gibson, Martin, Epiphone, Rickenbacker, Gretsch, Marshall, Vox and just about anything else related to musical instruments.   You can also click here for more info on selling us vintage instruments, amps, parts, etc.  

No sales tax for customers outside California.

There really is nothing quite like the National Reso-Phonic.  

A small and light package that packs some seriously cool tone.  Great for plunking around on the couch, busking, adding something different to an acoustic jam, even as a travel guitar.

The guitar is all original and plays really well.  

Comes with a perfectly sized hardshell case.

Shipping policy:

Three day UPS air shipments will be automatic for buyers including these states and those to the east of them: Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas.  Shipments will require signature on delivery, no exceptions.  If there is damage, the buyer must retain all packing materials intact and picture them immediately and send them to  Less than 1% of our shipments are damaged in transit, and we are committed to making sure your item arrives safely, but we are taking these additional measures to make sure you are happy with your purchase.   

  • Color: Black Pearloid
  • Weight: 6lbs 7ozs
  • Body: Hardwood
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck Profile: V
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: Mother of pearl
  • Frets: Original
  • Fret count: 20
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut width: 1 5/8"
  • Scale: 22"
  • Radius: 10"
  • Neck thickness at 1st Fret: 1.07"
  • Neck thickness at 10th Fret: 1.07"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: 1.5mm
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: 1.75mm
  • Total length: 33.5"
  • Body length: 16.75"
  • Lower bout: 12"
  • Waist: 7.75"
  • Upper bout: 9"
  • Body depth/thickness: 1.812"
  • String gauge: 12-53"
  • Pickguard: Original
  • Bridge: Original
  • Tuners: Original
  • Case: OHSC
  • Notes: 


We Pack with Care

We pack items extremely well & utilize special vintage instrument insurance in case there is a damage claim.

Shipping Services

We prefer UPS based on their performance before & during the pandemic. USPS is usually our choice for international shipping.

Out the Door Quickly!

We turn your orders around quickly so you aren't fiending for your items for long. Most orders depart within 24 to 48 hours.