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NATIONAL: Dynamic 1125

National Dymanic 1125- hollow body electric guitar 1 pickup, made in Chicago 1956 blue This is a very clean National Dynamic guitar made in 1956. It is a hollowbody, electric instrument with one, single coil pickup with white surround, a beautiful blue finish with white binding on body, headstock and sound holes, white plastic heel, black coverplate with white binding on the headstock, metal trapeze tailpiece, rosewood 2 way adjustable bridge, and two white knobs. The guitar was made by National, a division of Valco in Chicago. All the electronics work perfect, the tones are amazing and with its fast action, it feels great to play. Description from

This guitar is all original except for the replaced pickup surround. It is really clean and in very good condition. There is some general crazing on front back and sides, 2 holes in the front where pickguard was, a finish scrape between the pickup and bridge, a few scrapes and general wear on the back and sides. This guitar looks really cool, plays beautifully and sounds great!

Closed back individual metal tuners with shield shaped plastic buttons. They are smooth and stay in tune.

It has a straight, glued-on neck with deluxe, circular inlays on a rosewood fretboard, 19 frets, and a 24.5" scale. There is some wear on the first fret, finish wear on the black finish on the back of the neck, a scratch on either side of the neck where it is attached to the body, and paint wear on two spots on the neck. The headstock has wear on the back edges. The action is fast and the neck and the frets feel fantastic under your fingers. Description from

The one single coil, metal, pickup with individually adjustable pole pieces, is very clean, strong and bright. There is a volume and a tone knob. Using these will get you a variety of bright to warm tones suitable for a myriad of musical styles. Overall it has a clear bell-like tone. All of the electronics work properly.
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The Dimensions are:
    Overall length: 41.5"Description from
    Body width: 16"
    Body thickness: 3.25" with neck 3 7/8"Description from
    Scale: 24.5" approx.
    Width of the nut: 1 5/8" (depth 7/8")
    String height at 12th fret: 1/16"

Here's the original description from the 1956 National catalog:

THE NO. 1125 DYNAMIC SPANISHDescription from
The "Dynamic" Spanish Guitar is conveniently small in size - ideally suited to student use or for Professionals who need a second instrument of compact dimensions. Similar in size and construction to the No. 1120, it has a radiant sunburst finish on back, top amd rim. Size: 151/2" wide, 20" long. Sunburst and Ivory combination.
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CASES-No. 320 Flannel=Lined... No. 235 Archcraft...No. 230 Challenge Description from

National Dynamic 1125 Item #: n1005 $949

National Dymanic 1125- hollow body electric guitar 1 pickup, made in Chicago 1956 blue

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