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How would I verify that Conn F- 60 – 6 string & Conn F-65 - 12 string were made at the Harptone Facility
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Does anyone have knowledge about guitars made at the Harptone Facility in Newark, NJ. I did an Internet search on my Conn F-65 12 string.  I found a website maintained by a Conn guitar enthusiast…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by paul fortman Mar 1.

 

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paul fortman replied to Anna Marie Lancaster's discussion How would I verify that Conn F- 60 – 6 string & Conn F-65 - 12 string were made at the Harptone Facility
"I have a Conn F-1512 (I think it's a 1512). Inside where the label should be is stamped "51.6.18" and "MADE IN JAPAN". I would think that if it is not stamped "MADE IN JAPAN" then it's probably made in the US…"
Mar 1
Ralph I Hirsch replied to Anna Marie Lancaster's discussion How would I verify that Conn F- 60 – 6 string & Conn F-65 - 12 string were made at the Harptone Facility
"Anna, Harptone was my grandfather's company that I used to visit often when I was a kid. They had made some instruments early on, but mostly made musical instrument cases in the 50's and 60's. My uncle took it over when my grandfather…"
Feb 26
Joe Brock replied to Anna Marie Lancaster's discussion How would I verify that Conn F- 60 – 6 string & Conn F-65 - 12 string were made at the Harptone Facility
"The Harptone Manufacturing Corporation was founded in 1893 in the USA, as a maker of musical instrument cases and accessories. In 1924, Harptone began the production and distribution of guitars, banjos, mandolins and tiples and continued until 1942.…"
Aug 29, 2013
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Anna Marie Lancaster commented on Kim Johnson's group Standel - Harptone Acoustic Guitars
"Hi Standel,  I’ve also posted this question on Eric Stanton’s Harpetone page on Facebook. You also have knowledge about guitars made at the Harptone Facility in Newark, NJ. I did an internet search of my Conn F-65 12 string.  I…"
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How would I verify that Conn F- 60 – 6 string & Conn F-65 - 12 string were made at the Harptone Facility

Does anyone have knowledge about guitars made at the Harptone Facility in Newark, NJ. I did an Internet search on my Conn F-65 12 string.  I found a website maintained by a Conn guitar enthusiast named Joseph Brock. On Mr. Brock’s website he posted that Conn F- 60 – 6 string & Conn F-65 - 12 string guitars are solid wood guitars & were made at the Harptone Facility as prototypes. All other Conn guitars were manufactured in Japan. I sent some family pics to Mr. Brock of us playing the…See More
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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar student
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Electric guitar, Bass guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Dean EVO 2004, Carvin 5 string Bass, 2001, Conn F65 Ser# 209, 12 string 1972, Matao Classical model # MV4 1980s
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http://8560 Sw Maricopa Drive
What type of music do you like to play?
Christian Rock, Alternative & Worship
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