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Regal Octofone Chicago USA 1930s Acoustic Electric Magnetic Pickup Mandolin Family

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Vintage Regal Octofone, made after 1929. USA! 

These are curious instruments, Regal advertised them as "it will do 8 different instruments", all you had to do is change the strings and tuning. Right now I have it tuned as a Bouzouki. Of the Octofone's I have seen none have had the pickup installed. Whoever and whenever the pickup was installed it was a professional job. 1/4 inch plug in and volume control. Electronics work as they should and it sounds pretty awesome through my Fishman Loudbox Mini!


I recently had this at Dusty Strings here in Seattle where they set it up and put together 2 custom light gauge Nickel string sets, the high D strings are 10s. 

Overall it does show some wear but was lovingly played and obviously kept in a good environment for all these years. If you ever wanted one of these in real playable condition, here it is!

Comes with a duplicate set of the 10s and a couple of other sets, Phosphor Bronze Bouzouki etc., a couple of new bridges, some new thin Dunlop picks and the key for the locking case. The case is a new Banjo hard case, Carrion brand also purchased at Dusty Strings.

Please note: Shipping handling time is 3 to 5 days. If you purchase and pay on Sunday or Monday I can get it out quicker.

Thanks for looking!

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Listed2 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
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