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Oscar Schmidt Autoharp | Oscar Schmidt OS21CQ AutoHarp - Classic TB

Normal Price $473.98    Sale Price $299.99
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Oscar Schmidt OS21CQTBL Autoharp

What's in a name? Quality, history and tradition. Our Autoharp is the original, with over 100 years of history behind it. A wide variety to choose from. Oscar Schmidt is truly the original and only complete source for the Autoharp. Premium woods, quality hardware and modest prices create an ideal instrument. Each is inspected and adjusted in the USA by a skilled technician, your assurance for smooth fret ends, precision low action and resonant sound quality. Unequalled standards, easy playing comfort and tone response creates the perfect value.

The Autoharp, like the piano, is a tempered scale, so the same string are used in several chords, even when perfectly in tune in one chord may sound slightly sharp or flat in another. Over time as strings loosen, use fine tuning to tighten so it can reach its limits. The first twang of a string is higher and the tone settles in after a second. Turn the tuner to 442 and attach the clip to the middle peg.

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Whether you are an Autoharp player, a student of American folklore, or even a collector of antique musical instruments, you should find the history as well as the instrument itself unique.
Note: color may vary in lightness and darkness from picture, there is no manufacturing standard and the stain takes in different ways each time. This 21- chord autoharp plays in eleven different keys. The patented chord bar configuration makes it easy to learn and to continue to play for years to come. This is one of our most popular models.
  • Best selling Autoharp ever!
  • 21 Chord model
  • Quilted Transparent Blue
  • Gloss Finish
  • Plays in Eleven Keys
  • Select maple construction with laminated rock maple pin block
  • 5-Year Warranty
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This 'harp was designed with the player in mind. One of the most popular autoharps in Quilted Transparent Blue with a rock maple pin block to assure you will always be in tune.

The pin blocks in many of the finest autoharps consist of hard rock maple for extra strength. The pin blocks are laminated rock maple pin blocks meaning they are specially coated for extra strength. The purpose of the pin block is to firmly hold the tuning pins in place where the strings are attached. The added strength of the laminated rock maple ensures that everything will stay in the right place. Multiple layers of maple laminations are cross-banded using a special high frequency, waterproof gluing process. Reversing the grain direction on each layer of lamination yields incredible strength and the high-frequency waterproof glue seals the laminations protecting the pin block from changes in the relative humidity.

Our products are brand new and are still in original package. They are stored in our temperature controlled warehouse to prevent any damage or warping. Our first-in first-out inventory system assures that you will receive the newest Autoharp available. We specialize in Oscar Schmidt Autoharps and accessories, so our time and energy is devoted to Autoharps. This allows us to provide our customers with the highest quality service and the best products available. We are an authorized Oscar Schmidt dealer, so you know that we offer the best products on the market. The AutoHarp Store makes it fast and easy for you to find what you are looking for. With our easy ordering system and same day shipping*, it is easy to order and arrives quickly to your door. In order to cut costs to offer our customers the lowest prices, we do everything online. Although most people would prefer to try out a product before they purchase it, by not having a show room or storefront, we can offer the lowest prices in the market. We have a 30-day money back guarantee if for any reason you are not 100% satisfied.

“An American instrument of American invention.”
The Autoharp is one of the few musical instruments that can claim to be truly American in origin. Invented in 1881 and patented in 1882, the Autoharp has had a remarkable hundred-year history. After being proclaimed “the nation’s favorite musical instrument” and then nearly fading into obscurity, the Autoharp has taken its manufactures on an endless roller coaster of ups and downs. As a nineteenth century parlor room favorite, it was finally replaced in popularity by the phonograph. The Autoharp did not die. It retreated to the mountains where it underwent a metamorphosis from a parlor instrument to a folk instrument. From there it came out into our schools to become a classroom feature, and finally has emerged as a popular instrument for the serious musician.


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