H1301 - Clipper|
Acoustic archtop - Sunburst
Production year(s) : 1944 (other years possible, not verified)
Spruce carved top, maple body. The wooden tailpiece and pickguard usually date the Harmony guitars during wartime.
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|All solid woods, carved top.|
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- mike - 2009-08-20
I own this guitar purchased in 2007. I found it online in Comox,British Columbia. This guitar has to be one of the nicest sounding archtops Ive ever heard. It plays very well with low action and a straight as a board neck. This is definite quality. It has become the showpiece of my collection. The cream of all harmonies. I have traced the roots of guitar and It actually went to war with a regiment and came back to comox air force base to be put away in a closet for many years. I am very fortunate to own this Jewel. Maybe Ill donate it to the future harmony museum. Hmm. Mike
- mike - 2009-08-20
This guitar is stamped inside 1944. It also says carved top. 4492 H 1301
- Wallace - 2016-07-13
I have the exact same guitar except it's a Bruno Royal Artist S. N. 2869H1301. All the features of the Harmony H1301 Clipper are the same except for the headstock inlay. The Royal Artist that I have has an artist pallette in the design. The one I have has metal tuning knobs and look to be the original open gear type. Everything else appears to be original except the bridge which is height adjustable and compensated which I don't believe would have been found on a wartime era guitar. The guitar tunes and plays well. A great friend gave this guitar to me.
- vaughn - 2017-06-11
I also have a royal artist.Igot it from a friend who inherited it from a grandmother in the 30s
she pait 150 for it and threw in ayears piano lessons.
could never find out much about it what is it worth$
- - 2017-11-06
I have an H1463 with batch #4491 ....apparently constructed at the same time ....it also is an outstanding instrument
- vaughn - 2018-06-24
i am still trying to find out more about my
Bruno royal artist. i have pictures. would like to know more about this guitar..
It is almoet identical to the clipper shown here
except the headstock has Bruno Royal Artist and
an artist palate on it with red and white drops