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1956 HARMONY STRATOTONE NEWPORT H 42/2 METALLIC GREEN with soft CARDBOARD CASEBe sure to visit our other auctions for more vintage and antique items! Visit both of our stores: Ellis Antiques and our new store catering to stylish gals on a budget Vintage Vixen Jewelry !
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Offered here is a 1956 Harmony Stratotone Newport Model H 42/2 electric guitar in metallic green with an old, fitted non original case. This 3/4 sized axe is in great playable condition! This is a single owner instrument & we were fortunate enough to be able to purchase it recently from its original owner.
The original rosewood bridge was broken and warped when we purchased it & was replaced with an exact rosewood duplicate bridge. The action at the 12th fret is 5/32", infinitely playable & easy on the fingers. The electronics are original & the back of the original pick up is stamped Sept 27, 1956.
Instrument has some light bumps & dings from 54 years of use, but overall the paint is in exceptionally clean condition. There is some edge wear particularly on the back of the instrument, but no buckle rash whatsoever. There are no major or minor issues, & in our opinion, this guitar is in exceptional condition. There... read more