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  1. National Reso-Phonic Style O 14 Fret
  2. Recording King RM-997-VG Resonator
  3. Recording King RR-75PL-SN Phil Leadbetter
  4. National Reso-Phonic NRP Steel Single cone
  5. Recording King RM-993
  6. National Reso-Phonic NRP Steel 14
  7. National Reso-Phonic Scheerhorn L-Body Maple
  8. National Reso-Phonic Estralita Deluxe
  9. National Reso-Phonic Style O Deluxe
  10. National Reso-Phonic Style O
  11. Recording King RPH-R2-MBL Dirty 30s Resonator
  12. Recording King RM-993-VG
  13. Recording King RR-41-VS Resonator Rattlesnake
  14. Gold Tone PBS
  15. Dobro Hound Dog M-14
  16. National Reso-Phonic Pioneer RP1 CI
  17. National Reso-Phonic Style O Replicon 14fret
  18. Leewald Blackgator
  19. National Reso-Phonic M1 Tricone
  20. Paramount Tricone 1933 Brushed Nickel
  21. Gretsch G9230 Bobtail Squareneck
  22. Paramount Little Wing Tiger Maple
  23. Paramount Style O Brushed Nickel
  24. Gretsch G9201 Honey Dipper
  25. Harley Benton Custom Line CLR-ResoElectric
  26. Paramount Little Wing AB
  27. Recording King RR-50VS Roundneck
  28. Recording King RR-36 Roundneck
  29. Gretsch G9241 Alligator Biscuit RN SB
  30. Dobro Hound Dog Deluxe Round Neck

1. National Reso-Phonic Style O 14 Fret

National Reso-Phonic Style O 14 Fret

Resonator Guitar

  • Nickel-plated brass body
  • Handmade resonator 9.5″ (24.1 cm)
  • “Peghead Style” headstock
  • Mother-of-pearl logo headstock
  • Top layer of the headstock: Ebony
  • Grained maple neck
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard binding: Ivoroid
  • Mother of pearl fretboard inlays
  • 19 Frets
  • Fret Wire: W.106 H.039
  • Maple biscuit bridge
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Bone nut
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Neck / Body transition 14th fret
  • Fretboard width on the 12th fret: 58 mm
  • Machine heads: National vintage style
  • Width of upper body bout: 26.0 cm
  • Width of lower body bout: 35.6 cm
  • Total length: 98.4 cm
  • Body depth: 7.9 cm
  • Weight: 3.7 kg
  • Includes hardshell case

2. Recording King RM-997-VG Resonator

Recording King RM-997-VG Resonator

Resonator Guitar

  • Design: Roundneck Style-O
  • Body: Nickel-plated bell brass
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Revebound
  • Scale length: 632 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • 19 Frets
  • 9.5″ Aluminum cone
  • Maple bridge with ebony & maple inlay
  • European Recording King Handspun Resonator Cone
  • Chicken Foot Cover Plate
  • Colour: Distressed Vintage Green

3. Recording King RR-75PL-SN Phil Leadbetter

Recording King RR-75PL-SN Phil Leadbetter

Resonator

  • Square Neck
  • Body and top: Flamed maple
  • Maple neck
  • Phil Leadbetter Signature Block inlay in the 12th fret
  • Padauk fretboard
  • Nut width: 44.45 mm
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Hand Spun Recording King Cone
  • Sandcast Spider Bridge Maple / Ebony
  • Finish: Vintage Sunburst high gloss

4. National Reso-Phonic NRP Steel Single cone

National Reso-Phonic NRP Steel Single cone

Resonator Guitar

  • Build: Roundneck
  • Resonator: 9.5″ Single cone
  • Back and sides: Steel
  • Top: Steel
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard inlays: Pearloid Acrylic Dots
  • Neck-body transition at the 12th fret
  • 19 Frets
  • Nut width: 46.2 mm (1.82″)
  • Scale: 635 mm (25″)
  • Ex-factory stringing: John Pearse 790NR .013 – .056
  • Colour: Rubbed steel
  • Case included
  • Made in USA

5. Recording King RM-993

Recording King RM-993

Resonator Guitar

  • Design: Parlor Style Roundneck
  • Resonator: RK handspun 9.5″ cone
  • Body: Bell brass, nickel-plated
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • 19 Frets
  • Scale length: 632 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • 9.5″ Aluminum cone
  • Maple / ebony biscuit bridge with ebony & maple bridge inlay
  • Colour: Nickel

6. National Reso-Phonic NRP Steel 14

National Reso-Phonic NRP Steel 14

Resonator Guitar

  • Build: Roundneck
  • Resonator: 9.5″ Single cone
  • Back and sides: Steel
  • Top: Steel
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard inlays: Pearloid Acrylic Dots
  • 19 Frets
  • Neck-body transition at the 14th fret
  • Nut width: 46.2 mm (1.82″)
  • Scale: 635 mm (25″)
  • Ex-factory stringing: John Pearse 790NR .013 – .056
  • Colour: Rubbed steel
  • Includes National Reso-Phonic case
  • Made in USA

7. National Reso-Phonic Scheerhorn L-Body Maple

National Reso-Phonic Scheerhorn L-Body Maple

Resonator Guitar

  • Build: Squareneck
  • Tim Scheerhorn’s open-chamber design with six sound posts and internal sound baffle
  • Resonator: Handspun Scheerhorn Cone
  • Back and sides: Solid flamed maple
  • Top: Solid flamed maple
  • Neck: Solid flamed maple
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard inlays: Dot
  • Curly ivoroid binding
  • 19 Frets – neck-body transition on the 12th fret
  • Bone nut
  • Nut width: 48 mm (1.88″)
  • Scale: 635 mm (25″)
  • Cast Spider bridge
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Case included
  • Made in USA

8. National Reso-Phonic Estralita Deluxe

National Reso-Phonic Estralita Deluxe

Resonator Guitar

  • Laminated figured maple top
  • Handmade 9.5″ (24.1 cm) resonator
  • Back: Walnut
  • Walnut sides
  • Walnut neck
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Slotted headstock
  • Logo-engraved headstock
  • Pearloid headstock cover layer
  • Ivoroid fretboard binding
  • Fretboard inlays: Mother of Pearl Diamond
  • 19 Frets – fret wire: W.106 H.039
  • “Maple Biscuit” bridge
  • Bone nut
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Fretboard width at the 12th fret: 58 mm
  • Open Vintage-Style National machine heads
  • Width of upper body bout: 26.0 cm
  • Width of lower body bout: 35.6 cm
  • Total length: 98.4 cm
  • Body depth: 7.9 cm
  • Weight: 3.7 kg
  • Hard case included

9. National Reso-Phonic Style O Deluxe

National Reso-Phonic Style O Deluxe

Resonator Guitar

  • Nickeled brass body
  • Handmade resonator 9.5″ (24.1 cm)
  • Slotted headstock
  • Logo headstock “Engraved”
  • Topcoat headstock Ivoroid
  • Figured maple neck
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard binding Ivoroid
  • Fingerboard inlays “Mother of Pearl Diamond”
  • 19 Frets
  • Fretwire W.106 H.039
  • “Maple Biscuit” bridge
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Bone nut
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Fingerboard width at the 12th fret: 58mm
  • Open vintage-style National machine heads
  • Upper body rounding 26.0 cm width
  • Lower body rounding 35.6 cm width
  • Total length: 98.4cm
  • Body depth: 7.9cm
  • Weight: 4.0 kg
  • Including hardshell case

10. National Reso-Phonic Style O

National Reso-Phonic Style O

Resonator Guitar

  • Nickel-plated brass body
  • Handmade resonator 9.5″ (24.1 cm)
  • Slotted headstock
  • Logo headstock “Shield”
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fretboard binding: Ivoroid
  • Fretboard inlays: Mother of Pearl
  • 19 Frets
  • Fret wire W.106 H.039
  • “Maple Biscuit” bridge
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Bone nut
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Fretboard width on the 12th fret 58 mm
  • Vintage Style National machine heads
  • Width of upper body bout: 26.0 cm
  • Width of lower body bout: 35.6 cm
  • Total length: 98.4 cm
  • Body depth: 7.9 cm
  • Weight: 4.0 kg
  • Includes hardshell case

11. Recording King RPH-R2-MBL Dirty 30s Resonator

Recording King RPH-R2-MBL Dirty 30s Resonator

Resonator Guitar

  • Dirty 30s series
  • Design: 0-style
  • Top: Spruce
  • Resonator: 9.5″ cone
  • Back & Sides: Whitewood
  • Neck: Nato
  • Fretboard: Revebond
  • Neck profile: “C”
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale length: 645 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • Bone nut
  • Colour: Matte Blue

12. Recording King RM-993-VG

Recording King RM-993-VG

Recording King RM-993-VG; Dobro,Resonator guitar; Parlor, Roundneck, Body nickel-plated Bell-Brass, Mahogany Neck, Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia) Fretboard, 19 Frets, Scale 632mm, Nut at width 43mm, 1×9,5″ Aluminium Cone, Hard Maple/Ebony Biscuit -Bridge with Ebony & Maple Saddle, European Recording King Handspun Resonator Cone, Finish Distressed Vintage Green


13. Recording King RR-41-VS Resonator Rattlesnake

Recording King RR-41-VS Resonator Rattlesnake

Resonator Guitar

  • Roundneck
  • Body: Mahogany (Khaya senegalensis)
  • Resonator: Hand Spun Recording King Cone
  • Top: Sitka spruce
  • Neck: Mahogany (Khaya senegalensis)
  • Fretboard: Padauk
  • Neck profile: Narrow C shape
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Nut width: 44.45 mm
  • 19 Frets
  • Biscuit bridge maple / ebony (Diospyros ebenum)
  • Colour: Vintage sunburst, high gloss
  • Suitable case available under: Article no. 239840 (not included)

14. Gold Tone PBS

Gold Tone PBS

Square Neck Resonator Guitar

  • Paul Beard Signature Model
  • Original Beard Cone and Spider Resonator – manufactured in the USA
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • Dot fretboard inlays
  • Scale: 635 mm (25″)
  • Nut width: 47.6 (1 7/8″)
  • Bridge: Maple, with ebony inlay
  • Diecast metal machine heads with metal buttons
  • Tuning: G-B-D-G-B-D
  • Colour: Natural, high gloss
  • Includes case

15. Dobro Hound Dog M-14

Dobro Hound Dog M-14

Resonator-/Dobro Guitar

  • Body: Bell brass, nickel-plated
  • Neck: Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Neck profile: Roundneck
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut: Bone
  • Machine heads: Grover small buttons
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Colour: Nickel-plated

16. National Reso-Phonic Pioneer RP1 CI

National Reso-Phonic Pioneer RP1 CI

Electric Resonator Guitar

Old-fashioned craftsmanship meets modern design with this semi-acoustic steel electric resonator guitar.

  • Body shape: Roundneck semi-hollow with cutaway
  • Slim neck prifle and narrow string spacing
  • Cone: Biscuit
  • Bottom and sides: Steel
  • Top: Steel
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Pearl dot fretboard inlays
  • 21 Frets
  • Neck-body transition at 14th fret
  • Nut: Bone
  • Nut width: 43.7 mm (1.72″)
  • Scale: 635 mm (25″)
  • Binding: Flamed maple
  • Pickups: Lollar P90 and Highland Piezo
  • Preamp: On-board active circuit
  • Bridge: Ebony on maple with integrated pickup
  • Original strings: John Pearse # 2700 Set .012″ – .052″
  • Waverly tuners
  • National case included
  • Colour: Chipped ivory
  • Made in USA

17. National Reso-Phonic Style O Replicon 14fret

National Reso-Phonic Style O Replicon 14fret

Resonator Guitar

  • Replica Mark Knopfler model (Dire Straits / The Notting Hillbillies)
  • Nickel-plated brass body
  • Bolted maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bone nut
  • Nut width: 46.35 mm
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • 19 Frets
  • Neck-body transition on the 14th fret
  • Handmade 9.5″ resonator
  • Biscuit maple bridge
  • Width of upper body bout: 26.0 cm
  • Width of lower body bout: 35.6 cm
  • Total length: 98.4 cm
  • Body depth: 7.9 cm
  • Aged finish
  • Weight: approx. 4.08 kg
  • Case included

18. Leewald Blackgator

Leewald Blackgator

Resonator

  • Body O-Style
  • Body: brass bells
  • With F-holes
  • Frame depth: 80 mm
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard radius: 12″
  • Nut width: 45 mm
  • Scale: 630 mm
  • Bone nut
  • Single Cone 9.5″
  • Leewald Duotone Pickup System (under Saddle Biscuit / magnetic pickup in the neck position)
  • Body Finish: Black Satin Cover Plate Croc-style aged

19. National Reso-Phonic M1 Tricone

National Reso-Phonic M1 Tricone

Resonator Guitar

  • Top: Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)
  • Back and sides: Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)
  • Three 6″ (15.24 cm) resonators
  • Open headstock
  • Neck: Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)
  • Fretboard: Ebony (Diospyros ebenum)
  • Ivoroid binding
  • Mother of pearl fretboard markers
  • Fret Wire: W.106 H.039
  • T-Bridge
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Nut width: 46.3 mm
  • National Brand machine heads
  • Weight: 2.9 kg
  • Includes hardshell case

20. Paramount Tricone 1933 Brushed Nickel

Paramount Tricone 1933 Brushed Nickel

Resonator Guitar

  • Body: Bell-brass
  • Resonator: Tricone with 3x 6″ cone
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • 19 Frets
  • Scale: 655 mm
  • Nut width: 48 mm
  • Finish: Brushed Nickel
  • Includes case

21. Gretsch G9230 Bobtail Squareneck

Gretsch G9230 Bobtail Squareneck

Resonator Guitar

  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Squareneck
  • Katalox fretboard
  • Scale 635 mm
  • Ampli-Sonic Cone
  • Spider bridge
  • Fishman Nashville pickup system
  • Finish: Burst

22. Paramount Little Wing Tiger Maple

Paramount Little Wing Tiger Maple

Resonator Guitar

  • Type: Parlor with F-Holes
  • Resonator: 9.5″ Single cone
  • Body: Multi-layered maple
  • Top: Multi-layered maple
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • 18 Frets
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Colour: Natural Matte
  • Includes case

23. Paramount Style O Brushed Nickel

Paramount Style O Brushed Nickel

Resonator Guitar

  • Body: Bell brass
  • Resonator: 9.5″ Aluminium single cone
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • 19 Frets
  • Scale: 655 mm
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Finish: Brushed nickel
  • Case included

24. Gretsch G9201 Honey Dipper

Gretsch G9201 Honey Dipper

Resonator Guitar

  • Body: Brass
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Round neck
  • Fretboard: Katalox
  • 19 Frets
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Ampli-Sonic Cone
  • Biscuit bridge
  • Colour: Nickel

25. Harley Benton Custom Line CLR-ResoElectric

Harley Benton Custom Line CLR-ResoElectric

Electric Resonator Guitar

  • Chrome-plated metal body
  • Single cone Ø 240 mm with a height of 30 mm
  • Gold-coloured resonator cover
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Wenge
  • Fretboard inlays: Dots
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 19 Frets
  • Maple / Ebony biscuit bridge
  • DLX die-cast machine heads
  • Pickup: Gold-coloured resonator lipstick single coils
  • Volume and tone controls with gold-coloured buttons
  • Finish: Metallic chrome
  • Suitable case: Article no. 239841 (not included)

26. Paramount Little Wing AB

Paramount Little Wing AB

Resonator Guitar

  • Type: Parlor with F-Holes
  • Resonator: 9.5″ Single cone
  • Body: Multi-layered mahogany
  • Top: Multi-layered mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • 18 Frets
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 46 mm
  • Colour: Antique Burst Satin
  • Includes case

27. Recording King RR-50VS Roundneck

Recording King RR-50VS Roundneck

Resonator Guitar

  • Build: Roundneck
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Aluminium Cone
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • 19 Frets
  • 2 Round soundholes
  • Recording King Crown and Block Headstock Logo
  • Spider bridge
  • Saddle made of ebony & maple
  • Tailpiece made of bell brass
  • Bone nut
  • Colour: Vintage sunburst

28. Recording King RR-36 Roundneck

Recording King RR-36 Roundneck

Resonator guitar

  • Roundneck
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany top
  • Padauk fretboard
  • Parallelogram sound-well bracing
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Spider bridge
  • Bridge and saddle: Ebony and maple
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst

29. Gretsch G9241 Alligator Biscuit RN SB

Gretsch G9241 Alligator Biscuit RN SB

Resonator guitar

  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Medium V neck profile
  • Katalox fretboard
  • 20 Frets
  • Nut width: 44.45 mm
  • Scale: 635 mm
  • Biscuit bridge
  • Gretsch Ampli-Sonic Spider resonator cone
  • Pickup system: Fishman Nashville
  • Standard strings: Daddario EJ16 (Article Nr 104609)
  • Finish: Sunburst

30. Dobro Hound Dog Deluxe Round Neck

Dobro Hound Dog Deluxe Round Neck

Resonator guitar

  • Hound Dog Deluxe round neck
  • Body: Flamed maple
  • Spider Resonator: 10 1/2″
  • Tea strainer-style sound holes
  • Neck: Maple
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Nickel hardware
  • Piezo pickup
  • Colour: Vintage Brown satin finish

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