Dobro Resonator, Serial No.T901,
Lot 21
A 1934 National Trojan, Serial No.T901,
Sold for US$ 14,640 inc. premium
Lot Details
A 1934 National Trojan,
Serial No.T901,
in stripped natural finish, laminated maple body, slotted headstock, V-shaped round neck, nineteen fret rosewood fingerboard with four dot inlays, upper bout segmented f-holes, single resonator, replacement cover plate with circular cut-outs stamped PAT No. 1762617, MADE IN USA, imitation tortoiseshell body binding, single cone with a biscuit engraved NATL RESO GTRS INC USA 9840 and metal replacement tailpiece (serial number on headstock end); and an original black hardshell contour case with red lining and handwritten label with various inscriptions including DOBRO Stripped Body (-For Slide) High Action

Footnotes

  • Eric Clapton acquired this guitar in circa 1990s and had it set up for slide with a high action. The guitar has been mostly used tuned to open G.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins & Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, and Wine & Whisky:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first $100,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from $100,001 to $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price
12% on the excess over $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price

Payment Notices

Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. A processing fee will be assessed on any returned checks. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Similar items