Monday, April 11, 2011

1950's Harmony Roy Smeck Lap Steel in KC for $275

I spoke to the seller of this item - his name is Joe Boyd, and this is one of five Lap Steels his father collected over the years - the others have all been sold (including a Fender Triple and a Gibson BR-9) but he still has this sweet little Roy Smeck model. These are very pretty - sort of a poor man's National Metropolitan. it is the same as a Harmony H7 Lap Steel but with the Special Roy Smeck Signature palm rest cover. The seller said there is no case.


Vintage Steel Guitar - $275 (Olathe, KS)

Date: 2011-03-26, 5:00PM CDT
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I have a Vintage Steel Guitar looking for a new home. It is a Roy Smeck model. My dad passed away several years ago and he was an avid Hawaiian Steel Guitar Player. I am just now getting around to looking through his music collection. I know very little about this guitar and my intent is to sell it on Ebay. I am using recent Ebay sales of like guitars as my fair market pricing guide. I am comfortable with the price I have listed here. I thought I would throw this post out there in case someone local was a player or collector who might be interested before posting it on Ebay. Give a call if you are interested.

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