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Antique AUTOHARP (ZITHER) With Original Key C.F. Zimmerman Co. 1890's?
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Aug 02, 2012
US $150.00
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Antique  AUTOHARP (ZITHER)  With Original Key C.F. Zimmerman Co. 1890's

Around 1893, the autoharp factory moved to Dolgeville, New York. It was bought by Alfred Dolge, another German-born American who had established himself as a piano parts manufacturer, beginning under the tutlelage of Frederick Mathushek (yet another German-born American) in New Haven, Connecticut. It was at the Dolgeville factory that the autoharp first donned its now-familiar cloak of black.

  • Manufactured by the C.F. Zimmerman Co. Dolgeville, NY. U.S.A.
  • Original key
  • Measures 18" long and 10" at widest
  • All strings are present and in very good condition
  • Has one nail missing from the cord/key strip
  • Overall very good condition for it's age
  • Tag read multiple patent dates earliest being May 9th, 1882 and the latest being July 10th 1894

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