An antic beautiful italian HARP-GUITAR 9 strings
made in 1925 – golden price of Roma in the same year , see the bronze medal : “Pro industria e commercio libro d’oro d’ Italia”
Restored in several places by a master luthier ,
The instrument is in massive woods :
French spruce (Les Vosges) on top
Sides and back in Walnut
decorations is ebony
Bridge pins in Ebony (non original)
Original bronze tuning machines
Neck is strong , easy to play.
It has 6 strings in the first neck like a guitar (acoustic or classic)
3 bass strings on the top (see photos)
A very beautiful, antic and rustic instrument , unic , for collector , great old construction
After been restored , it is in good conditions despite of it’s age. See carefully the photos for details.