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THE NATIONAL RESO-PHONIC GUITARS, SAN LUIS OBISPO, 1991
THE NATIONAL RESO-PHONIC GUITARS, SAN LUIS OBISPO, 1991
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THE NATIONAL RESO-PHONIC GUITARS, SAN LUIS OBISPO, 1991

A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC RESONATOR GUITAR, RESOLECTRIC, R-1

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THE NATIONAL RESO-PHONIC GUITARS, SAN LUIS OBISPO, 1991
A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC RESONATOR GUITAR, RESOLECTRIC, R-1
Bearing the logo National Reso-Phonic at the headstock and pickguard, and labeled internally NATIONAL RESO-PHONIC GUITARS / San Luis Obipso, CA., U.S.A, / Model Reso-Lectric, / Serial Number 120 / Date of Mfg. 12-91, with original hardshell case bearing a label inscribed NATIONAL RESO ELECTRIC – RED #120 and SERIAL NO. DG1093; accompanied by a handwritten fax message from David Gilmour Music Ltd to Pete’s Guitar, dated 24th March 1993, placing an order for the instrument, a copy of a fax on Pete’s Guitar headed stationery, dated 28th April 1992, detailing payment instructions and incorporating a sales invoice to David Gilmore [sic] Music London, dated 14th April 1992, together with the original warranty registration card
Body length 18 in. (45.9 cm.)
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David Gilmour purchased this guitar from Pete’s Guitar in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in April 1992 and kept it for home use.

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