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Harmony Hollywood H39 - $499 (Lake Worth)

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condition: good
make / manufacturer: Harmony
model name / number: Hollywood
This 60's Harmony Hollywood H39 is an auditorium-sized archtop with a single DeArmond S Gold Foil pickup mounted to the top. This model was aimed at the student/intermediate market, so it features the "Hollywood" motif complete with an Oscar decal on the headstock. Perhaps the Gold Foil was used to complete the red carpet vibe, but whatever the reason, we're fortunate the S-grille Gold Foil is there because it is prized for it's sound. This pickup produces a crisp, metallic, slightly-overdriven sound when working. This pickup is not hooked up correctly and does not work at this time. Action is nice and very playable.
This 1965 Harmony Hollywood H39 has been nicely preserved over the years. At 59 years old, it's in nice playable condition, and the Gold Foil pickup is original. Like any old archtop, it packs acoustic resonance and projection, but this Harmony is definitely intended to be an electric guitar (pickguard rattles slightly when you play acoustic). But the Gold Foil has unique bite, and it breaks up nicely when you push it more into overdrive territory. Should be a simple matter to get it working again. Cash & carry Text five6one 7two zero 96four seven and leave message.
This 1964 Harmony Hollywood is a good-playing vintage archtop with a lot of character. It has a full-feeling neck profile, and it plays clean and true up and down the fingerboard. At some point along the way, the tuners were upgraded to Kluson style tuners. Text 56one 7twozero 9six4seven JUST REDUCED

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