1950s Harmony H1215
The Harmony H1215, often referred to as the Harmony Archtone, is an iconic acoustic archtop guitar that holds a special place in the history of American guitar making. Introduced in the 1950s by the Harmony Company, the H1215 was part of a line of guitars designed to cater to the growing interest in jazz and blues music during that era. It features laminated mahogany back and sides, offering a warm and resonant tone. Over the years, this guitar became a symbol of mid-century Americana and remains a cherished vintage instrument today, appreciated not only for its musical qualities but also for its contribution to the cultural heritage of American guitar craftsmanship.
Features & Specs
- Body Type: Archtop
- Top: Laminated spruce
- Back and Sides: Laminated mahogany
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays.
- Scale Length: 24.75″
- Nut Width: 1.68″ (42.67mm).
- Bridge: Floating rosewood bridge
- Tailpiece: Trapeze-style tailpiece
- Finish: Vintage sunburst