Gibson Style U Harp Guitar (c.1915)

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Gibson Style U Harp Guitar (c.1915)


A rare early Gibson instrument, this Style U Harp Guitar adds a set of 10 ?sub-bass??strings to a standard 6-string guitar. It features a huge double bound body with a large oval soundhole, arched spruce top, and birch back and sides. The mahogany 6-string neck is connected to a mahogany stem and headpiece that supports the sub-bass strings. The Trapeze tailpiece has a newer ebony cross piece with 16 newer pins. This piece of musical history is in very good condition. More details...
Availability: Out of stock sku: 45U-1829

$4,000.00

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Details

  • Double bound huge body
  • Faded red sunburst on arched spruce top
  • Oval soundhole
  • 3-ring rosette
  • Natural finish on birch back and sides
  • Mahogany 6-string neck
  • Bound ebony fretboard
  • Dot inlays
  • Headstock features logo
  • 3-on-a-plate tuners
  • Mahogany stem and headpiece support 10 "sub-bass" strings
  • Trapeze tailpiece features newer ebony cross piece that anchors all 16 strings (new pins too)
  • New maple bridge
  • Large tortoise plastic pickguard
  • 1-3/4" nut
  • 24-3/4' scale (6 string neck)
  • NO CASE
  • VGC+
  • Consignment
  • SN:25344

Additional Information

Elderly warranty No
Manufacturer's warranty No
New or Used Used