Lot 292
Gibson Style U Harp Guitar
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1920 (label present with obscured serial number), dark red sunburst finish, bound top and sides; mixed wood inlay at sound hole; original 1909 patent pickguard, decorative shell inlays on harp headstock, "The Gibson" logo inlaid on ebonized guitar headstock, double-trapeze german silver tailpiece; includes a fitted hardshell case.

Case 6.5 x 48 x 21 in.

From a private North Carolina collection

Pick wear to the top above bass strings; four repaired and stabilized drying cracks to the top; replaced harp tuners; new string pegs and wooden tailpiece element; repaired hairline on the back extending from the bottom. Original harp tuners and wooden pegs are present in the case well. This instrument is ready to play; good overall condition.

$2,000 - 4,000