#1
I found a guitar in an attic of a very old home, and I need help identifying what kind it is. I've searched Google, but with no luck. It's an acoustic guitar, the only words on it say "Continental American", located on the head. There are no numbers. The only clues I've been able to gather is that it may be a Harmony Continental American guitar, but again I'm not sure, as Google has been no help.

Here is a picture I took of the guitar-http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag25/ironmaiden1111/IMG_20130404_135329_zps75b50724.jpg

i couldnt post a direct link to the picture of the head, so here it is.
Last edited by ironmaiden111 at Apr 4, 2013,
#2
Harmony made the guitar for Continental under their Continental American brand in the early 1940's. They were the 40's version of a starter pack.

As for the value, personally I wouldn't give over $100 USD for it and that would be for the "antique" idea only and then hang it on the wall for asthetics.

There may be a "collector" market for it, but I find that doubtful as the guitar was a "starter" pack (for lack of a better term) back in the day. All laminate wood and just plain horrible to play.

Sorry to be the bearer of "bad" news, but I'm just telling you about the guitar as truthfully as possible.
#3
not true mines a solid wood, and cool as crap, continue you your hunt never listen to the first guy with info.
#4
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