A 1934 National Trojan, Serial No.T901,

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Lot 21
A 1934 National Trojan,
Serial No.T901,

Sold for US$ 14,640 inc. premium
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.
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