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3406T Marlborough
June 24, 2020 12:00 PM - July 14, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

American Concert Zither, Franz Schwarzer, Washington, c. 1900

Auction: Musical Instruments - 3406T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 24, 2020 12:00PM


American Concert Zither, Franz Schwarzer, Washington, c. 1900, serial no. 5785, labeled VIENNA 1873 PROGRESS FIRST PRIZE/FRANZ SCHWARZER/Washington, Missouri., the body inlaid with horn and lyre motif, with original case, tuning wrench, and Railroad Earth band/crew all-access pass.

Provenance: The estate of Andy Goessling (Railroad Earth); a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this lot to benefit MusiCares, providing a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need, including our peers in the music community affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

N.B. This zither was featured in the music video of "As Time Goes By," performed by Andy Goessling.
Estimate $300-500

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Franz Schwarzer, Andy Goessling