Bailey Dee

Real Live Retro Chicago Rock and Roll

1977 OMI Dobro 60DS (Pre-Gibson)

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1977 OMI Dobro 60DS (Pre-Gibson)

800.00

Get your bluegrass career going with this warm and rich sounding 1977 OMI Dobro Square Neck 60DS!  Pre-Gibson, Dopyera built Dobro with a lot of personality. 

 

This is a used instrument with a few cosmetic bumps but in great structural condition. Please refer to photos for details.

Contact me with any questions or to have an in-hand description done.

 

IF YOU ARE PURCHASING AND WOULD LIKE THIS SHIPPED, I ONLY HAVE ONE SHIPPING OPTION SINCE THERE ARE MANY ITEMS RANGING IN SIZE AND SHAPE. IF IT IS MORE, I WILL CONTACT YOU ASAP, IF IT IS LESS I WILL REIMBURSE YOU. IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE MESSAGE ME DIRECTLY. THANK YOU!

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This is a beautiful sounding square neck Dobro Model 60DS. Features include a spider cone bridge with a sound well and two screen sound holes, a square neck and a vertical slotted peg head. This model makes a phenomenal slide guitar. It has tons of volume, plenty of sustain and a nice, warm overall sound making it a great instrument for many different styles and levels of player.  

Body: Double bound body with maple top, back and sides in sunburst finish. Chrome tailpiece and coverplate and a spider bridge. Dual screen sound holes and a sound well.

Neck: Square maple neck with fretted rosewood fingerboard, pearloid dot inlays and a 1 15/16” nut. Slotted peg head with three-on-a-strip nickel tuners with ivoroid buttons and a 24 1/2" scale length.

Weight: 6 lb, 10.4 oz

Length: 39 1/4

Width: 14 1/4

Depth: 4 1/2

Scale: 24 1/2

GD-VG condition overall showing average wear. Dents, dings, checking, as well as some chips. Average hardware corrosion. There's some marks on the back presumably from a strap. At some point the tuners were replaced and there are extra holes on either side of the headstock. No case included. 

If you're looking for a well worn-in work horse of a guitar, you'll find it in this 1970's beauty. Please contact me if you'd like any more details or an in-hand description.