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National Guitar 1929 Triolian #0101 First Steel Body Built?


This is an amazing guitar that has been in storage for over 40 years. Amazing 3 pc steel body with very nice maple neck. Serial number of 0101 predates the W walnut series. This may be the very first walnut sunburst National built! I'm not sure if they made any serialized from 0-100, none that I have yet found. MIght even be the first steel body altogether as the triolian before the W and P were mixed together. Either way, super cool guitar with an alligator like finish to it. You can't replicate this finish. This guitar was played, but it's original cone is in excellent shape and the beautiful maple neck is straight and super smooth. Original tuners work great. Decal mostly intact. I'm mulling keeping this one!