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National Vio-Lectric Electric Violin , c. 1936

National  Vio-Lectric Electric Violin ,  c. 1936

National Vio-Lectric Model Electric Violin, c. 1936, made in Chicago, medium brown sunburst varnish finish.

One of the earliest, and certainly one of the best-sounding electric violins ever produced. In the words of jazz violinist "Stuff" Smith (from 1940): "This violin is a KILLER!"
Length of button stop is 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm.), 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm.) in depth, measured at rib. Scale length is 12 7/8 in. (327 mm.). Width of nut is 7/8 in. (22 mm.). Near Mint Condition.

Item # 3742
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