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Chanticleer Resonator Plectrum Guitar

UK c.1990s, cutaway metal body with bird & palm tree cutouts, single National style spun ‘biscuit’ cone, sunburst 24 fret maple neck (joins body at 18th fret), pearl & abalone phd inlay, ebony fbd, Grover Rotomatics, custom ordered for professional jazzer, clear & strong tone with great projection, original custom Calton hard case, EC

£1,950

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Dobro 60D

c.1975, sunburst, maple, 12 fret, slot head, rosewood fbd, sound well, screen holes, new bone nut, some playwear but no cracks/repairs, loud and vibrant, a bluegrass classic, EC, OHC

£1,250

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Dobro Style 45

c.1936, natural spruce top,  sunburst mahogany b/s, 12 fret square neck, slothead, screen holes, sound well, bound body & neck, some playwear to body but nice clean metalwork, a rare model with great trad bluegrass sound,  VGC, OSC

SOLD

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National Duolian


c.1937, 14 fret squareneck, steel body, faux rosewood grained enamel finish, rolled in f-holes, solid phd, rare in this colour and configuration, incredibly loud and resonant, EC, ‘50s Supro HC

£1,950

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“Oahu” Hawaiian Guitar


square neck, c.1930s, made by Kay (Chicago), sunburst birch, slothead, large aluminium bridge, all original except for added nut raiser, some playwear but no cracks/repairs, sweet sounding student model from the exotic paradise island of Cleveland, Ohio, VGC, GB

£250

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WE BUY, SELL AND EXCHANGE all fretted instruments - guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, Hawaiians, resophonics - in fact, anything cool, interesting or unusual!


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Abbreviations


Features

b/s = back and sides : btn = button : inl = inlaid

fbd = fingerboard : pgd = pickguard : phd = peghead : pce = piece

tpce = tailpiece : t’shell = tortoiseshell

mop = mother of pearl : aba = abalone : adj = adjustable

HC = newer hard case : OHC = original hard case

OSC = original soft or semi-hard case : GB = gig bag


Condition

Mint/as new = all original unplayed condition

EC (Excellent Condition) = all original, no repairs/refinish unless noted, some playwear

VGC  (Very Good Condition) = basically all original, may have minor repairs/refinish but no other issues unless noted, moderate playwear

GC (Good Condition) = generally sound, possibly some repairs/refinish, may need work as noted, moderate to heavy playwear

PC (Poor Condition) =  Issues and work required as noted

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