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circa 1965

Harmony H19 Silhouette, 2 single coil pickup electric guitar solid body Cherry Redburst, made in Chicago Harmony Holy Grail model circa 1965 This Harmony H19 Silhouette guitar is in good condition. It features a cherry redburst finish, an ovalled, bound, rosewood fingerboard, and dual DeArmond pickups. It has a Type H Vibrato Tailpiece and a six way adjustable metal bridge. It is said that the H19 Silhouette is one of the best Harmony solidbody guitars and considered the "Holy Grail" of their solidbody line. The fast action on this beauty is provided by the "Slim Line" neck and "Ultra Slim" fingerboard. The H19's short scale offers easy chording. This guitar is perfect for both lead and rhythm players and feels great on your fingers. The sweet tones and colors that this guitar emits tells the fantastic story of its approximately fifty year history. Do not miss the opportunity to own a terrific piece of guitar history at this great price. It comes with an original case that is clean but has minor damage on

CONDITION:Description from
This approximately 50 year old guitar is in good condition for its age. Extremely clean finish with only a very few minor paint chips on it's gorgeous redburst body. 100% original, it features a Hagstrom bridge and tremolo tailpiece.Description from

TUNERS:Description from
Opened back one piece chrome-plated tuners with plastic buttons in very good working order. Both E tuners are slightly bent but that does not effect its functionality. Description from

NECK:Description from
Bolt-on, straight neck with rectangular pearlette inlays on a rosewood fretboard, 20 frets, and 24.5" scale. Frets are in very good condition with no visible wear. The headstock is extremely clean with the Harmony logo silkscreened. "Torque Lok" adjustable dual reinforcing rods. Description from

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Two powerful single-coil, gold foil, mustache, DeArmonds in good working order. The neck pickup is potent and edgy with a biting, clean sound. The bridge is clean and bright. Both together are strong with a wide variety of clean, adjustable tones from twangy and edgy to round and full to match your tastes. With one volume and one tone control for each pickup and a three-way pickup selector switch you can play a myriad of styles with this guitar from jazz to punk to blues to funk. All the electronics are in proper working order.Description from

The Dimensions are:Description from
    Overall length: 39.25"
    Body width: 13.5"Description from
    Body thickness: 1.25" (with neck: 2")
    Scale: 24.5"Description from
    Width of the nut: 1 13/16" (Depth at nut: .75")
    String height at 12th fret: 1/16" (0.0625")
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Here's the original 1965 catalog description:

Larger, and a truly professional model. The free form profile-designed for your comfort-is enriched by a handsome polished Cherry Red finish. Fingerboard is ovalled rosewood, with inlays and binding. 7 pearlette position markers, corresponding side dots-16 frets clear of the body-easy to finger. Strings are modern flat wound. Has one of the finest dual pickups, with individual magnetic polepieces under each string, for the most accurate adjustments. Precisely engineered Type H Vibrato-Tailpiece with metal 6 way adjustable bridge will sustain your playing with beautiful vibrato effects. Indeed a "top of the line" model.
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No. H19-13 1/4 in. wide, 39 1/4 in. long, 1 1/2 in. deep...........$189.50Description from
No. C19-Carrying Case, extra....$21.00
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Harmony H19 Silhouette Item #: h3047 ON HOLD

Harmony H19 Silhouette, 2 single coil pickup electric guitar solid body Cherry Redburst, made in Chicago Harmony Holy Grail model circa 1965

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