H150 - Studio Special|
Acoustic flatop - Sunburst
Production year(s) : 1960-1970 (other years possible, not verified)
Studio Special, short scale 3/4 students guitar, celluloid bindings. All birch body, solid woods. Replaced by H151 from 1971.
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- wayne b - 2007-05-15
I owned one of these that had a date stamp of S-66. The serial number was 7544H150. So by that they were made from 1962 to at least 1966.
- daddyg58 - 2007-07-16
I have one of these in a Honey burst, more brown around the edges as opposed to the red.Looks to have an S-69 stamp inside. the serial # is 8598H150.Also stamped B-669. And a C by itself. It is minty!!
- Jo-we - 2007-09-18
I inherited one of these from my great grand father tho it doesn't have a date stamp on the inside!
- Jeremiah Brown - 2007-10-16
i have one of these that was my dads first guitar it is stamped s-69-ml and the serial is 7100h150 and it has a 1 by itself it is idintacel to the 66 above it is in the family along with my grand fathers H1304 1943 cermona IV and they both play great...lol
- Ed - 2007-12-12
I fuond one of these at an antique shop quite a few years ago, for 20$, and bought it. Its actually kind of fun to fool around with. Will make a great beginers guitar for my niece.
I think that it is older than the one in your picture.The serial # is 665H150.It also has a stamp which is --62HB.
- Stratman - 2009-06-20
Just found my first 'learner'. Date stamp is S-66, serial # 8306H150. In surprisingly good shape for having been stashed away, in a case, for at least 30 years!
- Sam - 2009-12-19
I was walking down the street to my house one day, and I found one of these sitting in the trash from a small church! It was quite a find for a Harmony collector like myself. Unfortunately, it does not intonate properly, but I can still play a little slide on it.
- JR - 2010-07-22
My parents bought me one of these guitars from a rummage sale for $15. The serial number is 160H150 and I think the stamp says FL-59
- Pianoman - 2011-02-03
Mine is S-66 number 8309H150. Sounds like it is 3 guitars off Statman's specimen. They must have been neighbors at the factory. That's something, isn't it?
- kane - 2012-07-20
Just bought one of these as a toy for the kids to play. Paid $40. Prolly over paid but its a cool corner piece
- randy - 2012-09-15
mine is 8319h150 ... cant find a date stamp though
- Pine - 2013-02-23
I recently found the fifth one of these fine, little guitars over the years, and did my full , scalloped X-bracing treatment on this guitar... It really projects and has a full tone, for having the three-quarter scale-length. This one is dated S-69, and the original finish is clean. While the back was off, I added spruce side braces, since there were none, and I travel with the guitar. I put in a holly inlay up the back center, and an inch-wide spruce cross-grain strip to reinforce it. This Harmony, although no longer "original" except for period materials, is "hot-rodded" and I expect it to last even longer with the extra bracing... P
- c.giboney - 2015-10-16
I've got one with stamp of 4658H150. I cannot seem to locate a date stamp though.
- Gern Blandsten - 2015-10-24
Bought one at a rummage sale about 15 years ago for $5. Just now getting around to seeing if it's worth anything. I see that it might not be. :) Nice looking little guitar with sunburst on all sides. Date code looks like S-70-N, so appears to be from the last year produced. Right next to the date code is the fraction "1/2". Serial number 375CH150, or maybe it's 3750H150. Trying to fix the low E tuning peg which can tune only so high before the button starts spinning without moving the shaft.
- peter - 2016-02-23
has the bad bolt on bridge, so with its tiny fretwire saddle it can't be compensated for intonation. File or rout in a 3 mm wide groove for a bone saddle; place new "thick" saddle, and set the proper intonation..then you will hear a great improvement
- eddygan - 2016-07-23
I just acquired 1653H150 FL59 at a garage sale. No strings. Great condition tho.
- Ryan H - 2017-03-11
Hi! Just picked up one, it's a honey burst vs the tobacco, stamped 4090H150, I can't find the date stamp, for those that have the date stamp, is it just right next to the serial or some other location?
- tom - 2018-04-07
just picked up one in honey burst with darker brown edges. mine has the date stamp directly over the sound hole with the serial number/model tucked up above that just at the base of the neck. 8601H150 and S-69. Neck has just a slight bit of bow to it. plays well up to the 7th fret, so it's not too bad. Love that bright sound!