Harmony Stratotone Mercury H48 1961 Maple Top with Original Case

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This is a great condition 1961 Harmony Mercury Statotone.
Sounds and plays great and as you can see it looks super...Beautiful flame maple--look long and hard at that back.
It plays like melting butter but it's so purty ya almost 'want to handle it too much--- but it is solid as a rock and ready to rock.
Neck is straight, frets are in great shape, pick up is strong and clear. Pots work swell and the 3 way switch works too... though position 2 is not much different from position 1...which is actually good because that is the position you want.
It sounds heavenly...and position 3 almost sounds like a piezo it is so crystalline and clean.
Comes with a very good condition two-tone original case [Geez--that plush case is worth $100 alone].

[1962 catalog]
The versatile Stratotone Mercury electric
Stratotone Mercury multi-purpose switch :
- Rythm : Preset for Rythm, lead, or special effects
- Treble : Preset for solo work with treble emphasis
- Bass : in thisn position Tone control is activated enabling any deisred gradation in tone value.

Multi pickup performance with a single unit ! Mercury's unique pickup circuit, in combination with the hollow cutaway tone chamber body, provides unusual versatility. Instantaneous changes with a flick of the switch (see above).
Luxurious polished finish emphasizes the beautiful curly maple top and back. Ultra-slim fingerboard of rosewood, ovalled, has 7 large inlaid pearlette markers, multiple edges bindings. Ultra-slim neck has torque-lok adjustable dual rod. Celluloid bindings and inlay. Adjustable bridge.
H48, natural blonde finish."

Product Specs

Condition:
Excellent (Used)
Brand:
Harmony
Model:
Stratotone Mercury H48
Finish:
Blonde Maple
Categories:
Semi-Hollow
Year:
1961
Made In:
United States

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This listing sold on 1/23/2018

Mark's Strings & Things

BARTLESVILLE, OK, United States
Joined: Sep 2016

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