This is a beautiful Lapsteel model by the east-german luthier company "Herrnsdorf" from Markneukirchen. Herrnsdorf was a company wich built many kinds of instruments under the lead of Uebel (another big german luthier name). Arround the mid 50s, the company started to produce guitars, mostly electric ones, but also some extraordinary Archtops. The thing that really let them stand out among the other luthier companies where their large selection of high-quality beautiful Lapsteel guitars. Herrnsdorf was famous for their unusual ideas and designs in guitars and the variety of instruments they made.

The Lapsteel is in absolut top condition, has close to no wear and is very clean over all. All of the electronics work without crackling potis or anything like that. The pickup produces a nice, destinctive sound. It plays very well too, no buzzing or anything. The tuners turn smoothly and hold the string tension well. The guitar is fully original and even comes with its original case!

The guitar can be played immediatly.

If you have any questions left, or if you need more pictures, feel free to ask :-)

About shipping:

I ship worldwide with DHL and with the DHL-shipping insurance wich goes up to 500€. I am not going to lie to you or blandish a possible transport risk like some other people do. International shipping can be dangerous and packages are sometimes treated roughly. If you however choose to have an international shipment, I will do my absolute best to protect the guitar. I have collected a lot of experience in the past on how to ship a guitar securely. I will take photos of the packaging and the exact condition of the guitar right before I ship it. You should know, that after shipping the guitar and entering the shipping number, I am not responsible for anything anymore and my job is done. But I will gladly back you up with the insurance case with said photos and exact details in the rare case anything goes wrong. The standart insurance I ship all guitars with is up to 500€. If you want a higher insurance, you can get that, just ask me first. Please note, that international shipping can sometimes take very long, on average 2 weeks for EU shipping and 1 month for intercontinental shipping, but it can take up to 3 times that time in some very rare cases.


Taxation after UStG §25a. I usually take back everything you buy from me within 14 days after the arrival of the package. The conditions are, that everything is in the original condition I shipped it in and the shipping costs are carryed by the buyer.

Listed2 years ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • Lapsteel
  • Silver
  • 1956
Made In
  • Germany

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