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National Guitar 1935 National Duolian Gold Duco RARE!


Amazing 1 owner 14 fret Gold Duco Duolian in fantastic condition. Steel body with slotted headstock, all original, frets are like new, just an amazing instrument. I bought this from the widow of the original owner. She said they were married in 1940 and he owned the guitar, but never played it the whole time they were together. Just kept it. Now, it had a broken saddle on it and my guess is, he may have quit playing and never got around to having it repaired. That also means it was only played for a max of 4-5 years. It also means that it's been unstrung all that time as the neck is the straightest I've ever seen on a vintage National. This is a time capsule, virtually unplayed condition. The cone inside is the nicest and mintiest I've ever seen. Tuners are like new, inside as you can see is spic and span. Super rare example in Extra Fine condition.