This 2005 example is in mint shape and comes with original hardshell case.  Loud and resonant, this is about as good as it gets as far as imported copies of those great pre-war resonators we all love so much.  Great for slide delta blues but also equally great for Piedmont style fingerpicking and overall standard playing.  I kept it in open G.  Will ship detuned.  You should expect to set it up according to your own style and needs and it will likely require a setup due to being in climate controlled storage in its case for a short while. 

Shipping is a flat $150 to account for its weight and size.  No international shipping or shipping to Canada, Hawaii or Canada.  No returns so ask questions first.  Here's a more detailed description.

The Regal RC-51 Tricone Resonator
guitar is a faithful copy of the world famous National Style 1
resonator guitars... at a fraction of the cost. Hard to find today. If you are looking for a unique
instrument with a traditional look and sound to play blues, ragtime, or
jazz standards, consider the RC-51 Tricone from Regal™. Its
nickel-plated bell-brass body will instantly take you back to a by-gone
era of early musical instrument development. From the very first strum,
you will see why these instruments have set the tone for early
mechanically amplified music and still remain popular today. Slide along
the strings and hear the authentic bluesy sounds. This baby sounds
great with slide, but the action is still playable all the way up the
neck to mix styles. And of course it has a powerful voice that can
compete against any group of instruments - drums, banjos, horns... the
Regal RC-51 does the job.
Basic Setup: Nickel plated bell-brass
body with traditional sand-cast T-style spider for a great sound. Slim
round Mahogany neck with adjustable truss rod and Rosewood fingerboard.
Pearloid peghead overlay with unique "Art-Deco" design graphic. Bone nut
- 1 3/4" width, nickel-plated brass hardware and high quality sealed
gear tuners.

Best of all this package includes the RC-51, form fit hard shell case
from Dobro. Each has its own unique
sound to help you find your own or adopt the sounds to your performance.
(See pictures)

Regal RC-51Tricone Resonator Manufacturers Specs:
• Back and Side Material - Bell Brass;
• Body / Top Material - Bell Brass;
• Body Plating - Nickel-plated;
• Body Style - Tricone;
• Bridge Type - Aluminum T-bridge;
• Cover Plate Design - Deco Diamond Screen Pattern;
• Fingerboard Material - Tonewood;
• Fingerboard Position Inlays - ABS Dots;
• Hardware Plating - Nickel-plating;
• Neck Finish - Natural High Gloss;
• Neck Material- Mahogany;
• Neck Shape- Round;
• Number of Frets Clear - 12;
• Number of Frets Total - 19;
• Nut Material - Bone;
• Nut Width - 1 3/4 in.;
• Peghead Overlay - Pearloid;
• Resonator - (3) 6 in. Spun Aluminum Cones;
• Saddle - Maple;
• Scale Length - 25 in.;
• Soundhole Shape - Lattice-design;
• Truss Rod - Adjustable;
• Tuning Machine Plating - Nickel;
• Tuning Machines - Sealed.

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Listed4 months ago
ConditionMint (Used)
Mint items are in essentially new original condition but have been opened or played.learn more
  • RC-51
  • Nickel Chrome
  • 2005

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