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THE NATIONAL STRING INSTRUMENT CORPORATION, LOS ANGELES, 1928
THE NATIONAL STRING INSTRUMENT CORPORATION, LOS ANGELES, 1928
THE NATIONAL STRING INSTRUMENT CORPORATION, LOS ANGELES, 1928
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THE NATIONAL STRING INSTRUMENT CORPORATION, LOS ANGELES, 1928

A RESONATOR GUITAR, TRICONE STYLE 3, ‘SQUARE NECK”

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THE NATIONAL STRING INSTRUMENT CORPORATION, LOS ANGELES, 1928
A RESONATOR GUITAR, TRICONE STYLE 3, ‘SQUARE NECK”
The headstock bearing the inlaid shield engraved National, stamped below the fingerboard Pat.Pend, the serial number 959 stamped at the back of the neck, in later hardshell case bearing a label inscribed NATIONAL TRICONE SQ. NECK STYLE 3 #959 1928; accompanied by two faxes from Dave’s Guitar Shop dated 23rd March and 9th June 1995, the former incorporating a sales invoice and sales slip addressed to David Gilmour Music, together with the original air waybill, dated 20th March 1995, and addressed to Le Parc Hotel, West Hollywood
Overall length 38 3/8 in. (97.5 cm.)
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After searching for an example of this model for some time, David Gilmour acquired this guitar from Dave's Guitar Shop, La Crosse, Wisconsin, in 1995, and kept it for studio use.

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