‘Butterfly Black’ restored Chord Zither

$450.00

Zithers, with a ‘Butterfly’ decal are the most common zithers still found in Australia. They were made by the hundreds in the 30’s and sold as ‘Guitar-Mandolin-Banjos’ by the ‘Austral School of Music’ throughout Australia.

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Zithers, with a ‘Butterfly’ decal are the most common zithers still found in Australia. They were made by the hundreds in the 30’s and sold as ‘Guitar-Mandolin-Banjos’ by the ‘Austral School of Music’ throughout Australia.

They were built in Germany around 1920 and sports the German naming of the note B which is H.

This one is in excellent condition with bright and cheerful decals and comes in a sturdy cardboard box.

All tuning pegs are firm and the sound is strong, clear and warm.

It has 2 diatonic octaves of single-strung melody strings, starting from middle C and 5 Chords C, G, F, D, and A, each chord consisting of a bass and the triad.

All our zithers come with accessories – tuning wrench, cleaning brush, thumb picks and 10 tune-sheets, plus a 1 hour FREE lesson to help you get the most out of your zither.

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