Thursday, June 16, 2011

Magnatone D-8 Double Steel Guitar in Portland for $400

These 8-string double steel guitars are mostly used for Hawaiian style music but they can also be good for Country. Either way this is a very nice deal on a great vintage instrument.

There are two versions of this instrument - this looks like the earlier one with a 22.5" scale. The later version has a 24 1/2" scale and twin pickups and two knobs per steel.

Tidbit: The great Hawaiian steel player Jules Ah See was known for using a Magnatone D-8.

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Magnatone D-8 Steel

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Date: 2011-06-16, 11:47AM PDT
Reply to: sale-rahjp-2444415462@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
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cool, old magnatone d-8 steel. great sound, great look
$400.00 obo. thanks for looking..

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