The Bluesbox Collection

University Grand Concert Guitar (by Regal - circa 1890)

The peg head shows dramatic evidence of the fire I am almost sure this instrument suffered through. Inside the soundhole is the University label, proclaiming itself the "Best American Maker" and boasting of a "Perfect Scale". This guitar is the only Regal in my collection that was made before Regal's acquisition by Lyon & Healy just after the turn of the century.

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