Friday, January 27, 2012

Silvertone 628 / Harmony H1200 in Memphis for $275

You don't see these guitars come up for sale very often.

Produced for only a couple of years (1954-1958) the H-1200 is one of the nicest acoustic guitars to come out of the Harmony Chicago factory. A solid spruce top and solid maple body - beautiful Rosewood fretboard (most likely Brazilian) and inlaid MOP markers and fancy acetate headstock overlay.

This probably has about the same dimensions as a modern Taylor 815 jumbo cutaway but don't expect a thin neck on this one - it was the 1950's after all - it should be nice and wide and thick - perfect for Jazz or beefy blues.

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1955 Silvertone/Harmony Acoustic Guitar - $275 (Cordova)

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Date: 2012-01-21, 10:39AM CST
Reply to: sale-y63g7-2804493023@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
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1955 Silvertone Model #628 Acoustic Guitar made by Harmony in Chicago (Harmony model #1200). Sunburst finish with single cutaway. Original tuners.
Solid spruce and maple construction (no plywood). SOUNDS GREAT!! Non-adjustable neck is very straight but the action is somewhat high.
High action can be remedied by a luthier. Very beautiful and interesting guitar.

All question will be answere only if you include your phone number along with your Email.

•Location: Cordova

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