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Heads Up: This is not a Stewart Patent Thimble...

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Aug 6, 2022 - 7:24:04 AM
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I've posted about these before. These come up on occasion and are not exactly what people claim they are. I’m not sure of the full story, but I figure George Bauer was selling off a lot of Stewart IP after his forced takeover and somehow SSS’ patent date for a improved banjo thimble ended up on a pick for the Autoharp.
That’s right, this is an autoharp pick and not a banjo thimble. So if you are into the autoharp bid away…

Aug 6, 2022 - 8:04:54 AM
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10184 posts since 1/22/2003

The nr. 36 resembles what is used on the zither for thumb picks (€ 1.60, about $ 1.60, per piece):

By the way, for those who are not familiar with the zither, this is a zither:


Aug 6, 2022 - 9:44:40 AM

9999 posts since 8/28/2013 type of "zither."

the name has been applied to numerous things which really aren't true zithers.

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