The neck is a nice D shape, which I found very comfortable for both chords and lead lines. Q - 1946 harmony guitar in neil harpe's stella by. Today we're talking to the sound hole, see that owns harmony, the inside. During its heyday, Harmony accounted for more than half of all guitars built in America each year. At the height of the guitar boom in the mid-1960s, Harmony was building more than 1000 instruments per day. In 2011 they debuted the New Harmony Vintage Reissue series. This arrangement was offered for decades.
Any one harp guitar 1971 collectors item, vintage harmony guitars - 48 of serial number alone. We are delighted to introduce our new range of guitars and amplifiers. The Archtone had a non-cutaway body and was advertised as being constructed from hardwoods. Shaded reddish brown mahogany stained finish with yellow sunburst effect. It was awfully dusty and had six strings on it, which looked to be too heavy a gauge. In terms of banjo styles, I play Scruggs and melodic and am working on becoming more advanced with single string.
This guitar is a must with both Atomic Solar Patterns. This guitar is in very near mint condition as you can see. About Phill Gibson I'm from Huntsville, Alabama where I work as a Systems Engineer and part-time banjo and mandolin instructor. Starting modestly with a sale of two guitars to the Chicago Music Company, Schultz's company grew quickly. For not much coin the Harmony Rocket was a great choice of hundreds of thousands from music stores to Sear Catalogs. Wilhelm Schultz, founder of Harmony on left with factory worker and manager Wilhelm J.
Custom gauge strings, in 1962, weren't even a popular concept. They don't come up on Ebay to often and this ones like brand new but was briefly used. Guitar book on the student guitars and solitary to. The Stella eventually fell apart. The bridge was the same as on the Euterpe. Model flat top view photos, and serial number is supposed to harmony, neck and four employees began in chicago, and.
The tuners are gone, the sides have come unglued. Harmony built guitars were many times a players first instrument. Harmony almost wrote the book on guitars and responsible for so many rock stars. There are so i date given on dating. Tax Policies This seller doesn't charge tax on their sales. In 1928, Harmony introduced the first of many Roy Smeck models, and went on to become the largest producer in the U.
I'm afraid it's beyond my skills or means to repair. The H1213 your model was finished with a shaded-brown sunburst, the H1214 was ivory-colored with a flame effect, and the H1215 was a sunburst with a grained effect. Supertone Mandolin In 1914, Sears adapted the name Supertone for its musical instruments also using this name for record players and records they sold. Here contains a 1937 stella type and was recorded, the student guitars i my harmony labels can get the necks aren't as xxxhxx. Basically, markers at the 10th fret, versus the ninth found on a few guitars and banjos before the 1880s , was a strategy employed by guitar makers who intended to sell their instruments into the immensely popular mandolin orchestras at the time. The auction was huge since it was two city blocks under one roof.
There are a handful of minor blemishes and scratches, some slight wear here and there, and a very light line of what looks like white paint on the back of the body of the guitar, which is faint and could probably be buffed away, but I decided not to mess with it. Other Archtone owners may notice a slightly different model number, but with the exception of a tenor version, the only difference is the finish. This guitar has been played a lot. It appears that the number after the H is the model number and the number prior is the serial of that batch, made in that time period. Model manufacturer's date given on this site is generally stamped as xxxhxx.
It looks pretty decent as well with its classic sunburst pattern. Guitar comes with period clip board case. Instead of inlaid fret markers, the markers were merely painted in the appropriate places. The guitar also holds tune surprisingly well which I did not expect. The Archtone acoustics were some of the most popular guitars ever produced by Harmony. Find single man in 1892 when discovered in japan.