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Old 04-24-2017, 07:21 PM
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I bought this archtop awhile back and really would like to know what make it is. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
http://s847.photobucket.com/user/bry...tml?sort=3&o=0
It has F-30 stamped inside and has a SR in the middle of the serial number.
Looks like a harmony but no H in serial number. Previous owner customized the peghead so that's no help.

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Old 04-24-2017, 07:24 PM
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I see my picture didn't show up.. That's gonna make it harder. I'll see what I can do. Hold Please..............

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Old 04-24-2017, 07:44 PM
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OK I think I have it back in my first entry. Thanks
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Old 04-25-2017, 08:16 AM
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For me, it's a Harmony Cremona. F-holes, binding, fretboard all look like pre or post war Harmony.
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Old 04-25-2017, 11:08 AM
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Old Harmony, probably post-war but definitely pre-1955...
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Old 04-25-2017, 12:16 PM
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Thanks. It doesn't really matter but I was curious. Just nice to know. It may well get a new neck with 27" scale and turn it into a mandcello.
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Old 04-25-2017, 02:32 PM
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I'd keep it as is and get one of these instead:

https://www.elderly.com/gold-tone-mandocello.htm
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