Offered for sale;
Used 1972 Ye Olde Wooden DOBRO serial number 741, also later known as the Model 60D-S squareneck.
This instrument is in very good condition, cosmetically showing some light surface scratches and some “nicks and chips” here and there. The patina shows this Dobro has been played and enjoyed but not abused.
Featuring a double-bound laminated maple body with a spider style bridge over a resonator and maple sound-well. The top has dual screen holes on either shoulder with three holes between them and a trapeze tailpiece with a chrome cover plate. The square maple neck with an unbound rosewood fingerboard has Pearloid dot inlays, a 1 15/16” nut, slotted peg head, three-on-a-strip nickel tuners and ivoroid buttons with a 24.5” scale length. This beauty weighs in at 6.0 lbs.
The dobro was developed by the Dopyera brothers (who later Americanized the spelling to "Dopera"), Czechoslovakian immigrants who came to America in 1908. Dobro is an anagram formed from "DO pyera BRO thers."
After decades of permutations and ownership changes the Dopyeras once again acquired the rights to the Dobro name in 1970. They formed the Original Music Instrument Company (OMI) in Long Beach, California, and began building OMI instruments with the Dobro decal on the headstock, just in time to take advantage of the "folk boom" launched a few years earlier by the Kingston Trio, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Peter, Paul, and Mary, and many others. Resonator guitars have found their way into many styles of music today, far beyond folk and blues.
This gorgeous made in USA Dobro Model 60D-S square neck/Ye Olde Wooden DOBRO has a warm sound with great attack and plenty of resonance.
Own a great piece of American musical history.
Original hard shell case included.
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