This is a vintage 1950's archtop by Zenith who were a badged company under the Framus brand. The De Luxe 21 is a lovely sounding guitar that is bright and punchy with a lot of sustain. It's in great condition for it's age as well. It's all intact with no splits in the body.
The action is spot on as well and the neck nice and straight. The tuners are original and tune up without issues. The rosewood fingerboard has some nice pearloid inlays set into it. There are marks around the body but nothing serious. The logo has almost entirely been worn off the headstock.
However the label inside states the model and serial number. It has been approved and tested by Ivor Mairant whose signature is very faint on the label.Comes with the original 50's leather strap pictured as well. Can be collected or will be well packed for transit.
The item "ZENITH DE LUXE 21 ARCHTOP ACOUSTIC GUITAR. MADE IN GERMANY" is in sale since Friday, September 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & DJ Equipment\Vintage Musical Instruments\Vintage Guitars & Basses\Acoustic Guitars". The seller is "comfortpaper" and is located in reading, Berkshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.