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HARMONY | CATALOGS | 1965 | PAGE 16

Harmony 945, 950, 1213, and 1215 arched-top acoustics

1965 "Where there's music there's Harmony" catalog, page 16

Four arched top auditorium guitars are shown here, each a shade smaller than the grand auditorium models shown on page 14 (15 3/4" body width, compared to 16 1/2"). Finishes vary for each guitar. The Harmony Master 945, priced at $43.50, has a typical Harmony two-tone sunburst finish, in contrast to the Monterey Leader 950 at $52.50, which sports attractive grain patterning, described as a "Black polished finish with contrasting grained reddish highlights".

Archtone Model 1213 has a shaded brown mahogany finish, model 1215 has "shaded reddish mahogany finish with the top grained to resemble spruce". Both are priced at just $38.75

1965 Harmony guitar, bass and amplifier catalog, page 16: Harmony 945 Master, 950 Monterey Leader and 1213 and 1215 Archtone acoustics
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1950s Harmony H44 Copper Stratotone - Rare! Very Good Vintage Condition

1950s Harmony H44 Copper Stratotone - Rare! Very Good Vintage Condition

Shreveport, Louisiana, 711**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2895

For sale is a 1950's Harmony H44 Stratotone Copper Guitar in a very good vintage, used condition. This guitar is classic cool and in very good condition for the age. Has the original finish with some bumps and scrapes, which can be seen in the picture. This guitar has a home made guard around the jack and appears to be in original condition otherwise. We have tested the Stratotone and it appears to be in fully functional condition. In addition, we have put a fresh set of Elixer strings on the ... more
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Vintage 1950s Harmony USA Roy Smeck Lap Steel Guitar Body Neck Husk H7 Project

Vintage 1950s Harmony USA Roy Smeck Lap Steel Guitar Body Neck Husk H7 Project

Mobile, Alabama, 366**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$300

Vintage 1950s Harmony Roy Smeck lap steel guitar body / neck. Typical vintage wear but looks pretty good for being sixty-something years old. Some lovely finish checking. The photos do a much better job of showing cosmetic condition so please view them carefully. Original tuners and plastic control plate are included but have some damage. 4 of the 6 tuner shafts are bent. Two have minor bends, one has a noticeable bend and one is very bent (please see photos). Plastic control plate is ... more
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Original Waverly Tuners for 1950??s, 1960??s Guild, Harmony Guitars

Original Waverly Tuners for 1950??s, 1960??s Guild, Harmony Guitars

Hendersonville, North Carolina, 287**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$110

Original Waverly Tuners for 1950??s, 1960??s Guild, Harmony Guitars
Made in USA original Waverly tuners, original to some Guild models M-20, etc , and pretty much all American Harmony guitars with three on a plate tuners after 1952, and until 1972.
This set is in beautiful condition, with good original knobs. Please see photos
Selling as is. Thank you for looking!
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Harmony ?Roy Rogers? Cowboy Parlor Guitar 1950??s Sunburst with Artwork

Harmony ?Roy Rogers? Cowboy Parlor Guitar 1950??s Sunburst with Artwork

Sevierville, Tennessee, 378**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$450

2nd owner it was my father??s. Great condition no cracks at all like some do in the back
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1960s Harmony H1213 Archtone Archtop Guitar w /  Piezo Pickup (2 of 2)

1960's Harmony H1213 'Archtone' Archtop Guitar w / Piezo Pickup (2 of 2)

Miller Place, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$730

1960's Harmony H1213 Archtone Restored Made in USA
Beautiful, nicely restored example. When it came in to us the action was a mile high and we called it 'the slide guitar'. We decided to pull all the frest and sand the fingerboard level (no truss rod) and found a beautiful maple fingerboard under the terrible brown stain they originally used in the factory. We refretted it and tweaked everything to perfection!!
New leveled fingerboard, new frets, all new glue joints; setup with 10 gauge ... more
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Vintage 1950s Harmony H51 Archtop Acoustic Electric Guitar In Case H-51

Vintage 1950's Harmony H51 Archtop Acoustic Electric Guitar In Case H-51

Cedar City, Utah, 847**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1000

Very nice used Harmony H51 guitar.
All electronics have been tested and do work as they should. The tone knob is missing
This guitar does play well and has many years of enjoyment left to give
You will receive the item pictured
In stock and ready to ship
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1948 Harmony Arch Top 1215 Blonde Good Condition for its age.

1948 Harmony Arch Top 1215 Blonde Good Condition for it's age.

Saint Petersburg, Florida, 337**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$400

1948 Harmony Arch Top 1215 Blonde
Serial Number 222H1215 Stamped inside
Date L-48 USA Stamped Inside
Very Good condition for the vintage
One loose unattached brace inside will need attention
New Retro Tuners
Neck is straight and secure
New Bridge
New Strings and Low action
2 Minor scrapes on the edge shown in picturesCase is included. It needs a new handle
Please look over photos carefully and pay close attention to the description. I am far from a ... more
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Vintage Harmony H8017 Monterey A-Style Mandolin w / case

Vintage Harmony H8017 Monterey A-Style Mandolin w / case

Forest Grove, Oregon, 971**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$325

Harmony H8017 Mandolin w / Case
Solid Spruce TopGood working conditionComes with caseCleaned with new light strings
New tuners installedMissing PickguardMinor rub wear and scratches from age and use shown
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Harmony Monterey H905 Archtop Acoustic Guitar

Harmony Monterey H905 Archtop Acoustic Guitar

Bellport, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$700

For sale is a 1970 Harmony H950 archtop acoustic guitar. It is very clean with no cracks or repairs and very playable. Perfect for most anything. Frets are in great shape and the action is fantastic. Ot has a wonderful full bodied tone. It??s missing the plastic neck heel cover, but other than that, it??s a beautiful solid guitar. The guitar is all original sans original case.
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1960s Harmony H1213 Archtone Archtop Guitar (1 of 2)

1960's Harmony H1213 'Archtone' Archtop Guitar (1 of 2)

Miller Place, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$590

1960's Harmony H1213 Archtone Restored Made in USA
Beautiful, nicely restored example. When it came in to us the action was a mile high and we called it 'the slide guitar'. We decided to pull all the frest and sand the fingerboard level (no truss rod) and found a beautiful maple fingerboard under the terrible brown stain they originally used in the factory. We refretted it and tweaked everything to perfection!!
New leveled fingerboard, new frets, all new glue joints; setup with silk and ... more
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Harmony Monterey 1960s 2-Color Sunburst Mandolin (no case)

Harmony Monterey 1960s 2-Color Sunburst Mandolin (no case)

Hicksville, New York, 118**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$250

Harmony Monterey 1960s 2-Color Sunburst Mandolin (no case)
Hey now! You are looking at a vintage Mandolin
This is a 1960s Harmony Monterey 2-Color Sunburst Mandolin (no case)
It weighs 1 4 lbs; 14?? scale; 1 78" nut width
It is in functioning playable condition with visible wear and tear
Condition includes visible scuffs on the body, headstock, neck and back of the body. Frets are rusted, and the nut in the headstock requires replacement. The strings are set low and in tune ... more
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VINTAGE 1950s / 60s Harmony Patrician Archtop Guitar

VINTAGE 1950s / 60s Harmony Patrician Archtop Guitar

Farmingdale, New Jersey, 077**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$400

Vintage Harmony H1407 Patrician Archtop Guitar + Hardshell Case
It's either a 1950s or an early 1960s
Pickups and electronics work great
Really fun Guitar to play
I've had it for 17 years
-The cracks were professionally filled but never stained
-minor scratches
Besides those cosmetic flaws
This Guitar is fantastic
Plays extremely well
Beautiful action
Just a really really fun Guitar
Hardshell case included
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1950s Harmony "Roy Smeck" Banjo w /  Case, Strap & National Finger Pick

1950s Harmony "Roy Smeck" Banjo w / Case, Strap & National Finger Pick

Chillicothe, Ohio, 456**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$195

Travel back in time with this Roy Smeck five-string banjo. Made by the late, great Harmony company in Chicago. Probably made in the late '50s or early '60s.
Back then, Roy Smeck was known as the king of strings because he could play anything. There are pretty funny YouTube videos of him up that are worth watching.
The Roy Smeck was a very common and popular banjo model. It has a regular 11" head. 16-1 / 2" scale length. Waverly tuners with metal buttons. This one is likely the... more
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Vintage 1950??s Wooden Harmony Patrician Archtop Guitar 40??

Vintage 1950??s Wooden Harmony Patrician Archtop Guitar 40??

Akron, Ohio, 443**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$350

Vintage 1950??s Wooden Harmony Patrician Archtop Guitar 40??.
Found at an estate sale and left in original condition
See photos for details
Smoke free
Ships next day
Thanks for shopping!
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Vintage 1950??s Wooden Red Harmony Acoustic Guitar Made In USA

Vintage 1950??s Wooden Red Harmony Acoustic Guitar Made In USA

Akron, Ohio, 443**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$350

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Condition Note: See all up-close photos for condition note. We will never hide damage or signs of wear. Most of our collection is near mint condition. Any damage will be present in photos or stated in description. Refer to photos for exact details
Does not have strings
Total length 37??
Neck is 23??
Body widest ... more
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1950s Harmony Monterey Mandolin

1950s Harmony Monterey Mandolin

Chillicothe, Ohio, 456**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$150

Travel back in time with this nice old mandolin. Made by the late, great Harmony Company in Chicago, Illinois, it's a Harmony Monterey mandolin. The typical Harmony inked year stamp is not visible on the inside, but the prior, original owner told me it's from the late 1950s
It's complete with its original pickguard. The top is bound with white celluloid. Adjustable bridge and saddle
It has new strings on it. 12th fret action is good at about 5 / 64 " . No case, but it will be ... more
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Vintage Harmony Monterey   1960S A Style  Mandolin- Needs Repairs or for Parts

Vintage Harmony Monterey 1960'S A Style Mandolin- Needs Repairs or for Parts

Matthews, North Carolina, 281**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$45

Selling as is, need repairs as mentioned in first descriptions ,should be a easy fix for someone that know what he is doing, I don, t have the tools or the know how Some sellers are selling just the bridge for more than I am listing this one for Sure be a great Mandolin once repaired or just used it for parts.... more
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1950s Holiday Mandolin w /  Strap. Harmony H-331. Repair Project

1950s Holiday Mandolin w / Strap. Harmony H-331. Repair Project

Chillicothe, Ohio, 456**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$75

Travel back in time with this made by the late great Harmony company in Chicago, Illinois. From its looks, I'm reasonably guessing it's from the 1950s or so.
It's a Holiday mandolin. Holiday was the house brand of the now-defunct Alden's department store and mail order company, which was once huge, but is now kaput.
The inside Harmony ink stamp identifies it as a model H331 mandolin. It has Waverly tuners. The frets and the fretboard are in good condition
It is being ... more
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Vintage Harmony Monterey Mandolin Canada Terrapin CASE - 5 1

Vintage Harmony Monterey Mandolin Canada Terrapin CASE - 5 1

Old Appleton, Missouri, 637**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$249

Made by Harmony. Needs the highest string.
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Vintage 1957 Harmony Archtop Guitar H1215 Project w / Case Ships Free to Lower 48!

Vintage 1957 Harmony Archtop Guitar H1215 Project w / Case Ships Free to Lower 48!

Warner Robins, Georgia, 310**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$249

A worthy project in the right hands. Marked F57 and H1215 indicating the date of build as 1957 and the model of this Harmony Archtop. Missing the bridge and pickguard. Solid at the neck joint and, in my opinion, may not need a neck reset. Internal top braces are there but loose and need regluing. There is a wavy part to the top where the bridge will rest that I've tried to capture in the pictures. I think it's conceivable to shape the necessary bridge to fit the top as is, shore up the braces ... more
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1965 Gretsch catalogThe 1965 Gretsch catalog, or catalog #32, featured 10 hollow body electric guitars, including the newly launched Gretsch Viking; four solid body electrics, including the Astro Jet - making it's only catalog appearance; just one bass, the single pickup PX6070; nine acoustics and 12 tube amplifiers. Pride of place went to the Chet Atkins Country Gentleman that adorned both the front and back covers. 24 pages, six of which are in full color.

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret ends

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret endsLoose frets are especially problematic in certain old guitars, but are generally very easy to fix. You'll be amazed at the difference you can make with just a few tools, a bit of knowledge, and a little time. Fixing loose frets can eliminate fret buzz, remove sharp fret ends, and greatly improve the tone of any guitar. If your luthier bill will be greater than the value of your guitar, definitely time to have a go yourself!

1966 Hagstrom 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog (Merson USA)

1966 Hagstrom guitar catalog Hagstrom guitars were distributed in the mid-1960s United States by Merson of USA. This eight page 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog, printed in two-colors contained six solid body electrics, three solid body basses, two electric acoustic guitars, two electric acoustic basses and five acoustics.

1965 Hofner President

1965 Hofner President The President was produced by Hofner in Bubenreuth, Germany, specifically for Selmer, who distributed the brand in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other commonwealth nations. The President was a hollow body electric acoustic, available as a full body or thinline, and with blonde or brunette finish. It was a great playing guitar that sold fairly well in the second half of the 1950s, throughout the 1960s, and into the very early 1970s. The example shown here is a full-body depth guitar in blonde - and as a 1965 guitar, one of the last to feature the rounded Venetian cutaway. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. Naturally, such an electric acoustic suggests jazz and blues, but many of the original British Hofner President players were part of the rock 'n roll, skiffle and beat scenes of the late 50s and early 60s.

1963 1964 Fender catalog

Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.

1971 Gibson Les Paul Recording guitar owners manual

1971 Gibson Les Paul Recording guitar owners manual The newly designed Les Paul Recording guitar was released in 1971, in many ways as an updated version of the Les Paul Professional that had debuted two years earlier in 1969. The new guitar came with a new owners manual explaining the (somewhat complicated) controls, their operation, and giving other specifications, including recommended strings, action and control settings. Compare with the broadly similar owners manual for the Les Paul Personal / Professional