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Supro is a brand name used for resonator guitars built by Valco, so talking about a National Supro guitar is something of a misnomer.  However, because Valco was formed by three of the former owners of National, it is fair to say that the Supro is more or less a National instrument under a different name.  Founded in the 1930s, Valco produced a number of different Spanish acoustic guitars, resonator guitars, and electric lap steel guitars.  However, the company would merge with Kay Musical Instrument Company in 1967, and the merged company would go bankrupt in 1988.

Finding a National Supro guitar isn’t too difficult these days, mostly because they aren’t quite as collectible as those made directly by National or by Dobro.  However, that doesn’t mean they aren’t great instruments.  A vintage Supro circa 1960, for example, is often sought by collectors.  It’s sometimes referred to as a Val-Trol, although this actually refers to the six tone and volume controls knobs, not the model itself.  This type of Supro in good condition will set you back about $1,200.

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1950s Vintage Supro Dual Tone White Electric Guitar Model 1524 Valco National
1950s Vintage Supro Dual Tone White Electric Guitar Model 1524 Valco National $500.00 (1 Bid)
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1957 Supro National Belaire Jazz Guitar ES 175 body made by Gibson
1957 Supro National Belaire Jazz Guitar ES 175 body made by Gibson $1,690.00
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Vintage SUPRO by NATIONAL LAP STEEL Electric Guitar w Case 1950s Pat Pend
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Mid 1960s Airline Fok Star Resoglas Resonator Guitar Valco Supro National
Mid 1960s Airline Fok Star Resoglas Resonator Guitar Valco Supro National $925.00
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SUPRO AIRLINE NATIONAL WHITE GUITAR PICKUP RING REPRO BRIDGE
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50s RARE SUPRO GUITAR AIRLINE SILVERTONE NATIONAL KAY
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Vintage 1950s Supro National Valco Electric Guitar Manual RARE ORIGINAL
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SUPRO AIRLINE NATIONAL GUITAR COMPLETE ROSEWOOD BRIDGE REPRO
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SUPRO AIRLINE NATIONAL WHITE GUITAR PICKUP RING REPRO NECK
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60S Vintage Jimmy Reed RARE SILVERTONE HARMONY GUITAR KAY SUPRO NATIONAL
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60S RARE SILVERTONE HARMONY GUITAR KAY SUPRO NATIONAL
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50S RARE SILVERTONE HARMONY GUITAR KAY SUPRO NATIONAL
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60S HARMONY METEOR GUITAR KAY SILVERTONE SUPRO NATIONAL
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50S RARE SUPRO RATROD 5 GUITAR AIRLINE SILVERTONE KAY NATIONAL
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50S RARE SUPRO RATROD 1 GUITAR AIRLINE SILVERTONE KAY NATIONAL
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50S STYLE RARE SUPRO RATROD CUSTOM GUITAR AIRLINE SILVERTONE KAY NATIONAL
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Replacment Guitar Part Bridge Supro National Valco Dualtone Studio Luthier Parts
Replacment Guitar Part Bridge Supro National Valco Dualtone Studio Luthier Parts $79.88
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50S RARE SUPRO CUSTOM SHOP RATROD 4 GUITAR AIRLINE SILVERTONE KAY NATIONAL
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50S RARE SUPRO CUSTOM BUILT RATROD 3 GUITAR AIRLINE SILVERTONE KAY NATIONAL
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50S STYLE CUSTOM SHOP SUPRO RATROD GUITAR AIRLINE SILVERTONE KAY NATIONAL
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VINTAGE 1957 USA NATIONAL GUITAR BRIDGE SUPRO AIRLINE WESTWOOD SUPER 1958 1959
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Vintage RARE 1963 Valco Supro Airline National Electric Guitar Neck Luthier Part
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1961 Airline Town Country Maple Guitar Body Valco National EZ Project Supro
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VINTAGE 1955 USA NATIONAL GUITAR BRIDGE SUPRO AIRLINE VALCO 1956 1957 1958
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VINTAGE USA SUPRO GUITAR KNOB RES O GLASS JACK WHITE NATIONAL AIRLINE VALCO RARE
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VINTAGE 1965 USA SUPRO GUITAR WIRING HARNESS NYLON POTS AIRLINE NATIONAL RARE
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1960s Airline Surface Mount Tailpiece Cover Valco Supro National Guitars USA
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Vintage 40s Chicago Kluson National Dobro Supro Gibson Guitar Tuners Project
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1961 Airline Knob 4 Set For Electric Guitar Valco Town Country National Supro
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1966 Valco Knob Set For Harmony Kay Airline National Supro Guitars White USA
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1966 CTS 2meg Potentiometer For Valco Guitars Pot Airline National Kay Supro
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1968 CTS 2meg Potentiometer For Valco Guitars Pot Airline National Kay Supro
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VINTAGE 1958 USA SUPRO RES O GLASS GUITAR TAILPIECE GOLD DOBRO SILVERTONE 1959
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Catalinbread Valcoder Tremelo Effect Pedal Catalinbread Valcoder Tremelo Effect Pedal
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Mid 60’s Valco-style dirty garage tremolo. The Valco company of Chicago made amplifiers under their own name in addition to building amps for other companies such as Supro, National, and Gretsch, to name a few...

Catalinbread VALCODER Valco/Supro Amp Tremolo Pedal w/ Geartree Patch Cables Catalinbread VALCODER Valco/Supro Amp Tremolo Pedal w/ Geartree Patch Cables
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The Catalinbread Valcoder is a mid '60s Valco-style dirty garage tremolo. It's a tremolo with driveability! The Valco company of Chicago made amplifiers under their own name in addition to building amps for other companies such as Supro, National, and Gretsch, to name a few...

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October 29th, 2010 at 2:06 pm

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