Retrofret Stock # 4553. National Model 1155-E Model Flat Top Acoustic-Electric Guitar (1955), made in Chicago, serial # X-53509, natural finish, mahogany back and sides, spruce top; maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. Overall length is 41 1/2 in. (105.4 cm.), 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 5 in. (12.7 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 24 3/4 in. (629 mm.). Width of nut is 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.). Overall somewhat worn-in; over-sprayed finish, pickguard re-glue is sloppy in spots, a bit scruffy overall. Back braces solidly re-glued although not the neatest work, back center seam reglued in a like manner. Not the cleanest 1155 we have had but a solid player. Generally Very Good + Condition.
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