Antique Orpheus Six 6 String Guitar
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-12-24)
Price : US $35.00
Offered with NO RESERVE! Is this fantastic Old Vintage, Rare, Very Rare Orpheus Guitar, Very Early Six String. I can not find much on the Orpheus Guitars, there do not seem to be many around. It has a couple of strings missing, and needs some tender love and repair as it has some damage seen in photo 6 and part of one of the little twisty string tie things is missing. Some one told me they thought it was Spruce wood, for the neck and TAKE A L@@k at the body! Wow that is Sexy wood. If you guitar experts have information that I can share, please let me know and I will post your comments!
Will ship with in the US for $44.00
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I am listing another old Panoramic Guitar and a very early, Mandolin, Banjo looking thing too. Mark my store to receive notices of when I get them listed. Thanks for looking!
Below is some random information on Guitar History, I found interesting!
The guitar's roots are in Spain. Realistically, it cannot be traced back further than the 15th Century. It is thought to have been invented by the people of Malaga. This early instrument was a 'four course' guitar, from which the ukulele is derived. The first guitars were very small, and were originally strung with four pair of strings. Each pair was call a course.
During the Renaissance, the guitar never had the respect the lute enjoyed. It was not considered a serious instrument. The first publication for guitar is thought to have been Alonso Mudarra's 'Tr
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-12-24)
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I have that Identical guitar sitting next to me. it belonged to my grandfather. The wood is very beautiful. If you would care to see it, send an E-mail and I will send pictures of it. Brian at email@example.com thanks for sharing your story...
my husband just came home with what looks to be and exact copy of what you sold. any more info you could give me?