National Reso-Phonic NRP Tricone Steel Black Resonator Acoustic Guitar

Available at Acoustic Centre Melbourne

Introducing the National NRP Tricone Steel Black Resonator, a masterpiece crafted with precision and passion to bring you the authentic sound and vintage charm of the iconic Tricone guitars. Inspired by the acclaimed NRP series, this instrument captures the essence of the original while delivering modern craftsmanship and exceptional playability.

The NRP Tricone showcases a thin-gauge steel body, meticulously hand-painted at our factory in San Luis Obispo, California. Its formed back adds to the resonator's unique tonal characteristics, creating a sound that is both distinctive and captivating. The mahogany neck, featuring a smooth ebony fretboard adorned with mother-of-pearl inlays, offers effortless playability and comfortable access to all 12 frets.

Vintage-style engraved, open gear tuners adorn the headstock, combining functionality with a touch of nostalgia. The attention to detail and commitment to quality are evident in every aspect of this instrument, ensuring an exceptional playing experience for discerning musicians.

With its sleek black finish, the NRP Tricone Steel Black Resonator exudes elegance and timeless appeal. Each guitar is a work of art, carefully crafted to bring out the best in your playing. Complete with a National hard case, this instrument is ready to accompany you on your musical journey, offering unparalleled tone and character.

Discover the magic of the National NRP Tricone Steel Black Resonator, available now at Acoustic Centre. Immerse yourself in the vintage-inspired sound and craftsmanship that have made National resonators a legend in the world of guitar. Elevate your playing and embrace the rich heritage of this extraordinary instrument.

  • Body - Steel

  • Neck - Mahogany

  • Fingerboard - Ebony

  • Nut - Bone

  • Headstock - Slotted

  • Tuners - National

  • Body Finish - Black satin

  • Neck Finish - Satin polyester

  • Case - National Deluxe Hardshell


Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

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We endeavour to show the actual instrument in stock whenever possible, but the guitar in stock may differ slightly from the one shown on our website. Materials used can look different from guitar to guitar, including timber grain and colour, parts colours and finishing. If an instrument is a one-of-a-kind or preowned guitar, the picture will always be of the actual guitar in stock, but production models may have slight variations to the picture shown.

If you're after a particular look, feel free to email us at or send us a message through our chat service to request photos of the actual guitar in stock. We are more than happy to send through pictures of all in-stock guitars, to make your choice easier.

Please note that returns will not be accepted for variations in timber grain /  colouring, finish variations and parts colouring, unless there is a fault with the instrument. If you have any questions at all regarding an instrument's appearance, just drop us a line - we're always happy to send photos, and if we have more than one instrument in stock you'll be able to choose the exact guitar that you receive!

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