Jun Location: Proof of purchase must be provided at the time of service request. First off thanks again for the responses. Read times. When did washburn take over oscar schmidt? Music Corporation. From what has been written in this string, I suppose Oscar Schmidt by Washburn today simply means that Washburn bought the brand and makes guitars with the name on it?
It's an OG-2N, serial starts with
Oscar Schmidt Inc.
Nothing wrong with dating an autoharp. Mine is made in China, I'm sure but well made in China. Am I going crazy??? There were at least six different labels used, depending on the era of manufacture. Thanks in advance! The company struggled during the early s — following the death of Oscar Schmidt in — and was finally dissolved on May They're referred to as the 6 or Easy Chord autoharps.