Supertone RoundUp (Harmony)  X-brace Restoration (398)

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All of the guitars I sell are restored by me.  No one else has touched.  You are assured of excellent workmanship.

Ships in vintage good condition cardboard case

Well, I never thought I would work on these, but suddenly I have two.  This is now a nice upgraded         small bodied guitar, as solid birch bodied and spruce top guitars go.  Back was removed, original ladder bracing         replaced with forward shifted X-bracing. Original crappy bridge replace with solid ebony.  Fret         board replaced with solid Brazilian rosewood, tinted to a darker color.         Action is Low-E 4/64 High-E 4/64-5/64 at the 12th fret. So, you can actually play this little guy,         instead of hanging it on the wall as you would have to do with unrestored versions. As for me, I would         just hang it on the wall and admire the lovely graphics.

Neck was reset.

Back bracing is original, but rounded and sanded smooth.

Bracing is added to the sides to give a stiffer, improved playfeel.

As usual, satisfaction is guaranteed.  Returns allowed per our warranty.

I pay attention to small details. Top braces are tapered and sanded smooth. The inside back and sides are         cleaned up and sanded smooth. Back braces are rounded and sanded smooth.         Harmony production glue globs are chipped out. Serial numbers (if any) are preserved.

New Parts
  • Bracing - forward shifted X-pattern premium quarter sawn tapered Sitka spruce.
  • Bridge plate - 40 year old Rock maple
  • Pin Bridge - Ebony
  • Fret board - solid Brazilian Rosewood
  • Saddle - Vintage bone, compensated
  • Nut - Vintage bone
  • Bridge Pins - Plastic
  • End pin - Plastic
  • Frets - all new high profile
  • Tuners - Stewmac Golden Age Restoration (2501-B)
  • The wimpy metal reinforcing rod was replaced with 1/8 X 1/4-inch carbon fiber rod.
OEM Parts
  • Neck - Unknown Wood
  • Top - Solid spruce
  • Back and sides - Solid Birch
  • Fret board - Brazilian Rosewood.
Condition
  • Top - No cracks. No pick wear.
  • Sides - No cracks. Several dings.
  • Neck -  Cracked/repaired neck heel crack.
  • Back - Two long though the finish cracks. These are 100% stabilized.
  • Gear head face is excellent.
  • Gear head back excellent.
  • Neck - Very good with couple small dings.

Oops! I left the label protector in place when taking the photos.  Last image shows the actual label.


Condition.


Front, back and sides finish are untouched.


Please note: many sellers do not accept returns. I do.  I am  dedicated to customer satisfaction. This is a serious collector’s guitar         worth keeping.

Moonlightluthiers - Have pick will travel.

Listed5 months 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
Brand
Model
  • Round Up
Finish
  • Brown
Categories
Year
  • 1936
Made In
  • United States

Moonlightluthiers

Bel Air, MD, United States
Sales:103
Joined Reverb:2016

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