Price: £859.00 (approx. €1057.00)
Regal RC-2 Metal Body Resonator Guitar
Nickel plated brass body, 91/2inch spun resonator cone, rock maple saddle
Item ID: GR53053 Model No: RC-2
- Duolian-style nickel-plated brass body, Slim, comfortable mahogany neck
- Vintage perloid peghead overlay, Rosewood Fingerboard, Spun resonator cone with wooden biscuit bridge
- Mother-of-pearl dot position markers, Adjustable truss rod
- Weight: 7.00 kg (approx)
- Made in: China
- Model Number: RC-2
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The Duolian Resonator Guitar was a favorite with blues legends such as Son House, Bukka White and Tampa Red when it first appeared in 1931. In the days before electric amplification, blues musicians were looking for an instrument that could produce the volume they needed while still maintaining the tone they required. The Duolian was the answer. The RC-2 in Style-0 features a nickel-plated brass body.
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