Harp Guitar Form 1b
Theorboed Headstock harp string attachment,
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instruments on this page were not originally referred to as "harp
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|Dahlman, 1892, Pat #469,548||Dahlman, c.1890s||Dahlman/Akeson, c.1890s||Nordwall, 1901, Pat #D34,476|
|Gibson, c.1903||Gibson, c.1908||Gibson, c.1911||
When this finally showed up on EBay, it proved to be a stunning instrument. My guess is that it's an Italian maker (built in America).
(appears homemade, though with some nice features)
|See also Gibson Harp Guitars|
The previous "theorboed with rod support" form on the Gibsons is bordering on becoming a Form 5 ("harp frame"), as is the next instrument, and some modern instruments at bottom.
|Lundfred Lund, c.1840, Copenhagen, Denmark||A. Ramqvist, Sweden, 1897||H. Levin, Sweden, 1934||H. Levin, Sweden||String
length 63cm, width 48.5cm
c.1920, provenance unknown
of Milan, made in Turin in 1884
|Giuseppe Scanzoni, 1895, Cantania||C. Candi, Genoa, 1933||
See also Masetti Harp Guitars
Austrian / German
|Meinel & Herold||Terz
probably Bavarian, c.1900
|Wilhelm Kruse, Markneukirchen, 1937||Paul Stark, Markneukirchen|
|Stephen Sedgwick, U.K.||Jim Worland||Jim Worland, 2004||Harry Fleischman||Mark Deering||Cédric Verglas (Lamour Instruments)|
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