Even the less common models can't be considered "rare".
Remember that all Harmony made guitars (this means all guitars on this website) are still considered low grade instruments by most players and collectors, and can't be compared in value to the "great" names as Gibson, Fender, Martin...
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That was before Ed, a former worker from the Harmony factory, said : "The company closed down production every July for two weeks.
Misprints are especially common for popular models, as the Rocket electrics (H53/H54/H56/H59), or the Archtone acouctic archtops (H1213/H1214/H1215).
- I have a Harmony Rocket that is labeled as a H56. All pictures that we have seen have identified it as a H54.
Its very weird and I'm wondering if there was ever any rumors of misprints in the serial numbers. - Yes, it's definitely not rare to see "misprints" serial stamps inside Harmony guitars, between similar models.
- Usually you will find two stamps inside your Harmony guitar.
They always are on a place easy to read, ie near the f-holes on a archtop.