Vintage Harp Guitar Rare 12 String Antique German Knutsen
This vintage European harp guitar has 12 strings: 6 treble and 6 bass. Check out the detailed pictures to judge the condition. There are some thin cracks in the body and harp headstock as well as various dings all around the instrument. The sound is full and rich with vibrant overtones.
This guitar needs some work to be perfectly playable, but will surely be a unique addition to any collection once restored.
Check out the following page for tuning variations of this rare instrument:http://www.harpguitars.net/players/tunings.htm
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Final shipping cost depends on location, $50 is an estimate.
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TUNING AND REGULATION
If you are purchasing a mechanical instrument that can go out of tune, please assume that you will likely have to tune the instrument after you receive it. Particularly for antique instruments, the vibration from transportation often works against our careful tuning and restoration. If you have any particular concerns, please contact us after the auction closes - we will do our best to prevent any need for retuning.
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