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Vintage Guitar contributor Bob Tekippe on his ’35 National Duolian.
Find the value of his Duolian in The Official VG Price Guide 2018!
Circa 1927-present. Founded in Los Angeles, California as the National String Instrument Corporation by John Dopyera, George Beauchamp, Ted Kleinmeyer and Paul Barth. In ’29 Dopyera left to start the Dobro Manufacturing Company with Rudy and Ed Dopyera and Vic Smith. The Dobro company competed with National until... Turn to page 295 of your print edition to read National’s full history and pricing info. Learn more about The Guide.