Retrofret Stock # 5936. Dyer Symphony Style 5 Model Harp Guitar, made by Larson Brothers, c. 1910, made in Chicago, natural varnish finish, mahogany back, sides and neck, spruce top, ebony fingerboard, black tolex hard shell case. Overall length is 42 1/4 in. (107.3 cm.), 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 4 in. (10.2 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 25 1/2 in. (648 mm.). Width of nut is 2 in. (51 mm.). Very fine playing condition overall; one of the best handling and sounding of these fantastic Larson creations we have yet had. There is general average light play wear and some old repairs; The bridge is an exquisitely crafted correct reproduction by renowned luthier John Monteleone. There is a small piece of spruce spliced in to the top on the bass side of the neck joint, and the top has had a very light overfinish added over most of the lower half. There are two long back cracks just above the center seam stemming from what looks like a small impact mark on the bottom edge, and one shorter one below with some light touch up applied. Everything is solidly repaired and the instrument plays very well, with a truly expansive sound. Includes a modern oblong hard shell case. Overall Excellent - Condition.
Year Condition Color Case
1910 Excellent natural varnish Hard


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