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vintage Harmony arch top acoustic f-hole guitar

Postby john neu » Thu Nov 10, 2016 12:00 pm

Can Someone tell me about my vintage Harmony arch top acoustic f-hole guitar serial # 2690H1213. ie.. year made, where made, etc... I know it is a model H1213 but what does the 2690 stand for.

thank you
john

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Re: vintage Harmony arch top acoustic f-hole guitar

Postby Brian Evans » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:22 pm

Harmony was mostly made in Chicago, quite a cheap student level guitar. The first four numbers are the serial number. 1950 to 1971. There should be a second stamp with F or S and a two digit date code indicating the year it was made. Very cool guitar, I have a real soft spot for them.

http://harmony.demont.net/guitars/H1213/28.htm#
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