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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



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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