National El Trovador Reso-Phonic Guitar #14659 - Used  From National

Pre-loved all-mahogany single cone resonator with soul to spare!

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What We Think

A wood 'n' steel box that's solid gold for a fingerpicker!  This thing has serious personality.  The big ol' mahogany body and single cone capture every shade of blue and plenty other tones, too.  Like a grandfather who's seen his share of late-night debauchery from a different time: warm and wise, but still bawdy enough to tell a howling dirty joke!  That's not to say that down and dirty is the only mode the Trovador offers: a lighter touch evokes absolutely lovely, sweet tones, particularly in the mid and upper ranges.  Pick this character up for a pre-loved steal and take home a new buddy today!     

Condition: Used, Excellent 

Weight: 6.7 lbs.

 


National El Trovador Reso-Phonic Guitar #14659 - Quick n' Dirty

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Manufacturer's Description from National

Designed in collaboration with Mike Dowling, this single cone guitar is patterned after the famous El Trovador produced from 1932-1933.  Similar to its predecessor, our El Trovador guitar features a large, 4" deep body constructed of mahogany.  The body is bound in multi-layer celluloid, with a matching purfling border around the coverplate.  A wood soundwell houses the resonator. An ebony fretboard is mated to a solid mahogany neck, capped with a rosewood headstock overlay.  The El Trovador's deep, unique voice has made it our most popular guitar in recent years.

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Specifications

2009

Serial Number: 14659

Headstock Style: Slotted

Headstock Logo: Decal

Headstock Overlay: Rosewood

Tuners: National Brand

Nut Material: Bone

Fretboard: Ebony

Fretboard Binding: Ivoroid

Fretboard Markers: Mother of Perl

Fretwire: W - .106, H. - 039

Resonator: 9.5" Hand Spun

Bridge Type: Maple Biscuit

Neck Material: Honduras Mahogany

Top Material: Mahogany

Side Material: Mahogany

Back Material: Mahogany

Upper Bout Width: 10.375"

Lower Bout Width: 14.5"

Overall Length: 39.5"

Depth Of Body: 4"

Width at Nut: 1.75"

Width at 12th: 2.187"

Scale Length: 25-21/32"

Weight: 7 lbs 2 oz

Hardshell Case Included