Click to enlargeRegal Tricone Resonator Guitar<br>
Nickel-plated Bell-brass body<br>
Taste the Flavor of a Bygone Era!

The Regal RC-51 Tricone Resonator Guitar has the richness and warmth of tone that's dazzled audiences for 75 years. The body is bell-brass, heavily nickel-plated to a mirror finish, and fitted with a traditional sand-cast T-style spider for great sound. The fast mahogany neck has a rosewood fretboard, adjustable truss rod, 1-3/4"-wide bone nut, high-quality sealed-gear Schaller tuners, and a striking art deco pearloid peghead overlay. The hardware is nickel-plated brass.

In the 1920s the guitar was coming out of the parlor and into the concert hall. The technology of the early 1900s, driven by the phonograph and radio, was causing a musical revolution. Amplification was required, and the Dopyera brothers of southern California answered the call. Using 3 spun aluminum speaker cones, a mechanical amplification system was created that allowed the guitar to be heard in the back row of the auditorium. From the jazz bands of the '20s, through the Hawaiian craze of the '30s, from Chicago down to the Delta, the sound of the Tricone defined an era. Its warm, rich tone was the signature sound of blues legends such as Tampa Red, Bukka White, Peetie Wheatstraw, and Kansas Joe McCoy.

The Features are:

  • Nickel-plated Bell-brass body
  • Traditional sand-cast T-style spider for great sound
  • Slim mahogany neck with adjustable truss rod
  • Elegant ivoroid binding on fingerboard
  • Pearloid peghead overlay
  • 1-3/4" wide bone nut
  • Nickel-plated brass hardware
  • Schaller ST6 tuners
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    Insured shipping is only $30.00 to the lower 48 U.S. states.

    Order today and let the sound of your music find its place in a long tradition.


    Regal Tricone Resonator Guitar, Nickel-plated Bell-brass body
    RC-51Regular price: $1,095.00Sale price: $766.00






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