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  • mandolins
  • acoustic guitars
  • lap steel guitars
  • resonator guitars


Melofonic acoustic guitars were made by Valco from the 1940s to 1960s. Some were "faux resonator" guitars - with a metal resonator plate on the front of the guitar - but no actual resonator cone in the body.

Source: 1001 Guitars to Dream of Playing Before You Die By Terry Burrows. Hachette, 2018.