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VINTAGE COLUMBIA 5 CHORD ZITHER SPECIAL 3 3/4 PHONOHARP
VINTAGE-COLUMBIA-5-CHORD-ZITHER-SPECIAL-3-3-4-PHONOHARP
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Used
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09 Sep, 2011 12:53:09 BST
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US $55.00
 
Approximately £36.02(including postage)
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Genesee Valley, NY, United States

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Condition:
Used: An item that has been previously used. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully ... Read moreabout the condition
Product Type: Autoharp & Zither
Brand: Columbia


VINTAGE COLUMBIA 5 CHORD ZITHER SPECIAL 3 3/4 PHONOHARP

COLUMBIA ZITHER SPECIAL MODEL 3 3/4 - Manufactured by PHONOHARP CO.

Circa Early 1900's

All Original, No Repairs have been made. In Nice Condition considering the age. Structurally Sound. It has surface scratches, paint peeling, minor cracks, etc., (see pics)

Offered for auction AS-IS, as pictured and suitable as a restoration project. No Returns - No Refunds. Buyer is responsible for any and all repairs required for restoration.

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Additional Research Information from the Internet:

The Phonoharp Model #3 3/4 chord-zither has 5 chords, and its 25 melody strings represent two fully chromatic octaves. It is the company's only full-chromatic model.

Phonoharp No. 3 3/4 chord-zithers    

1. early, transitional form, c. 1905, black finish, "Columbia Special" soundboard decal and a standard Phonoharp soundhole decal, but with paper tuning label

2. Black finish, "Columbia Special" same soundhole and soundboard decals as previous, but with decal tuning label instead of paper, c. 1910-20



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