Zoerner Guitar

Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by Armin Zoerner of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1896-1898. It is a six course (6x1) guitar, serial #2110, with a rosewood back and sides, and a mahogany neck with a machine head. Zoerner is listed in the Philadelphia city directory as a musical instrument maker from 1896-1988 at 4314 Third Street. Around 1897, Zoerner joined M.J. Betz formed the Concord Zither Co. at the same address.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1896-1898
maker
Zoerner, Armin
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 37 1/4 in x 11 3/4 in x 3 7/8 in; 94.615 cm x 29.845 cm x 9.8425 cm
ID Number
MI*312918
accession number
64657
catalog number
312918
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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