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H1
H1141
H1203
H1213
H1214
H1215
H1260
H1265
H1266
H1310
H1311
H1325
H1327
H14
H1407
H1414
H1415
H1456
H1457
H15
H15V
H162
H165
H16B
H16R
H16W
H17
H173
H174
H19
H22
H22/1
H27
H37
H38
H39
H41
H42
H44
H45
H46
H47
H48
H49
H50
H51
H53
H53/1
H54
H54/1
H55
H56
H56/1
H57
H58
H59
H59/1
H60
H62
H63
H64
H65
H66
H68
H7
H70
H71
H72
H73
H74
H75
H76
H77
H78
H79
H802
H81
H82
H82G
H88
H929
H945
H950
H954
H956

Harmony family : Lower end archtop
models 35 Harmony models - models other brands (Harmony made) models

H1060 - 1942-1943 - Acoustic archtop
It looks like an early cousin of the all birch Archtone (H1215) family.
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H1213 - Archtone - 1950-1971 - Acoustic archtop - Brown sunburst
One of the most popular archtop models from the "Archtone" serie. See also H1214 and H1215. All birch body (solid woods).
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H1214 - Archtone - 1948-1964 - Acoustic archtop - Blonde ivory, faux flame
Ivory painted with faux-flame. All birch body (solid woods).
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H1215 - Archtone - 1944-1971 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst
One of the most popular archtop models. All birch construction (solid woods). Top grained to ressemble spruce, faux-flame on sides and back. Double faux-bindings lines on body edge, then triple line from about 1958. New model number H6415 in 1972. H1213 and H1214 are similar with different finishes.
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H1218 - Barclay - Acoustic archtop
Acoustic archtop, similar to H1215 Archtone or H950 Monterey leader ?

H1220 - Catalina - 1955-1958 - Acoustic archtop - Charcoal Grey and Pink
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H1221 - Catalina - 1955-1957 - Acoustic archtop - Pacific and Dawn Blue
H1221 model number was used on the blue "Catalina", then later (seventies ?) on a small flatop
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H1222 - Archtone - Acoustic archtop
Acoustic archtop, similar to H1215 ?
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H1224 - Acoustic archtop
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H1270 - Vogue model E - 1937-1940 - Acoustic archtop - Black, sunburst center spot
All birch construction, extra auditorium size. H1270 model number was later used for the very different 12 string Sovereign flat top.
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H1439 - Master - 1940 - Acoustic archtop - Natural mahogany
Mahogany guitar, "for spanish style playing"
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H1444 - Master - 1940 - Acoustic archtop - Dark wine shaded mahogany
All mahogany construction - rounded body edges (as will be the later mahogany flat top H165)

H41 - Riviera - 1955 - Electric Archtop - Two tone blue, harmometal binding
1 pickup with external volume/tone control, and permanently attached green jack cord. "Harmometal" bindings on top and back of body. H41 model number was later used on the Hollywood 2 pickups model
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H6415 - Archtone - 1972-1975 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst
Seventies version of the H1215 - It seems very last models (1975) had simple white painted bindings instead of the triple line, and a simpler headstock. Some different (made in japan ?) tuners were used too.
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H6450 - Monterey - 1972 - Acoustic archtop - Red Sunburst
Seventies version of the Monterey leader H950
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H942 - Renown - 1940 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst - horizontal faux-flame
Metal adjustable bridge - White pickguard with modern black motif
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H943 - Renown - 1940 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst - tiger faux-flame
Metal adjustable bridge - White floral motif on black pickguard
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H944 - Renown - 1940 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst - tiger faux-flame
Metal adjustable bridge - Black pickguard with white edges

H945 - Renown - 1937-1940 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst - vertical faux-flame
Metal adjustable bridge - Black pickguard with modern white motif - (H945 model number was later used on a different "Master" archtop model)
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H945 - Master - 1954-1971 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst
Real bindings - all birch body
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H950 - Monterey Leader - 1938-1972 - Acoustic archtop - Redburst, faux flame
One of the most popular archtop of the sixties - more than 30 years of production time. Early models had a lower fretboard and bridge, and painted white bindings. They have a steel reinforced neck but never had an adjustable trussrod.
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H951 - Monterey Colorama - 1955-1957 - Acoustic archtop - Black with 5 diagonal bars in gold
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H952 - Monterey - 1944-1945 - Acoustic archtop - Faux-pruce top, sunburst body
H952 model number was used during wartime for a Monterey model, with faux-spruce finish on top. Same model number was used later in mid-fifties for the black and red Colorama Monterey model.
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H952 - Monterey Colorama - 1955 - Acoustic archtop - Black and red "colorama"
H952 model number was used during wartime for a Monterey model, with faux-spruce finish on top. Same model number was used later in mid-fifties for the black and red Colorama Monterey model.
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H953 - Monterey Colorama - 1955-1959 - Acoustic archtop - Bronze and green "colorama"
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H954 - Broadway - 1947-1971 - Acoustic archtop - Red/yellow sunbusrt
A classic harmony archtop, one of the longest production time. They had a "two tone" sunburst (black) first (with fake spruce grain), then later a "three tone" (black/red). They never had a trussrod if we trust the catalogs, but one late sample was seen with a trussrod.
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H955 - Broadway - 1940-1945 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst
Early version of the H954 Broadway ? - All birch construction, top grained to ressemble spruce. "Auditorium" size, 8 dots neck. Checkered wood-block marquetry around body top. H955 had not yet the "Broadway" name in the 1940 catalog.
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H958 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst, tiger faux flame
Pre-war model ?
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H961 - Broadway - 1940 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst, marquetry bindings
Early (first ?) version of the Broadway with simple marquetry body bindings - 4 dots neck - "Extra Auditorium" size

H971 - Archtop - 1941 - Acoustic archtop - Blonde painted
Blonde painted finish, painted block fret markers, "Idento" tailpiece
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H972 - Ridgeway - 1940-1943 - Acoustic archtop - Dark walnut sunburst
Prewar low cost model - Grained to ressemble striped mahogany - "Idento" nameplate tailpiece
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H973 - Ridgeway - 1940-1942 - Acoustic archtop - Light nut - brown
Prewar low cost model - white pickguard
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H974 - Ridgeway - 1940-1945 - Acoustic archtop - Sunburst, painted tiger flame
Early fourties low cost model - Grained to ressemble curly maple - "Idento" nameplate tailpiece. From a 1943 model, stamped H974 but a bit different, it looks like the H974 was the ancestor of the very popular H1215 Archtone.
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H979 - Ridgeway - 1940 - Acoustic archtop - Rosewood Sunburst
Prewar low cost model - Stenciled white block position markers - White pickguard

H989 - Monterey - 1942 - Acoustic archtop - Natural with faux flame
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