Our good friend “Consignment Guy” brought some instruments in yesterday and this ’36-’37-ish National Duolian caught my eye. It also caught the eye of the boss, Jim Baggett, who snapped it up before it hit the sales floor. Here’s a couple pics and what he has to say about his new toy.
“This is a really cool guitar with a chunky, very straight neck – 14 fret neck, rolled F holes. The paint is worn and chipped all over, but it’s not dented. Has ‘the’ look, and even better the sound. Very lively and responsive to the right hand with a much better dynamic range than most. I just keep it by my desk and play it.Â It’sÂ just one of those guitars that’s eager to please. I’ve played it for two days and realized that I haven’t touched the tuners.Â Really fun!” – Jim Baggett
The other consignment goodies including a lefty Les Paul Custom and a Gibson L-48 will be posted on www.massstreetmusic.com site later today.