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Alpine Zither (Concert Zither) by Hartmann Bros. and Reinhard,
New York City, after 1893

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NMM 12106. Alpine zither (concert zither) by Hartmann Bros. & Reinhard, New York, after 1893. 31 strings (5 melody, 26 accompaniment). Body: 604 mm long, 303 mm wide; fretboard: 357 mm long, 66 mm wide; melody string vibrating length: 411 mm. Paul and Jean Christian Collection, 2006.


Zither Head and Fretboard

Upper end of zither Head of zither Fretboard


Soundhole

Soundhole

According to the label text, the zither makers, Hartmann Bros. & Reinhard, earned the "Highest Award" at the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.


Lower End Hitch Pins

Lower end


Zither with its Case and Accessories

Lower end

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