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Oberflacht Lyre in Oak and Maple

oberflacht lyre in oak and maple by Michael J KingHollowed out from a plank of oak and topped with a soundboard of maple, these lyres are my simplest and most robust model 6-8 months wait usually for these £1500 including hardcase 

closeup of lyre with no tailpiece

front view of oberflacht lyre in oak and maple

Fitted with boxwood tuning pegs, maple bridge and a fitted case or bag, These lyres can be fitted with my Oberflacht FC string set for fitting with no tailpiece as shown or with standard sets I sell, Aquila nylgut or natural gut.  

Demonstration video here:

Student model Lyres

oberflacht lyre student model 2016
Starting at £1050 plus Shipping for the stained Tulip popular model I offer the stained Tulip poplar-maple topped model lyres directly from my Etsy pages here for £1050 plus Shipping.

Maple Soundboard,  Tulip Poplar Back and sides,  Boxwood pegs,  Maple bridge, Synthetic Fluorocarbon Strings, Nylon tailpiece. 

Moving the bridge up will allow you to tune these to G pitch from E or F with the bridge in the middle of the body (longitude)..

many tunings available,  also see Trossingen Lyre also for ideas

lightweight, versatile Lyre. 

Normally available within 4-6 months

Based on the Lyre from Grave 84, last in Berlin(lost during WWII)

Plans for this instrument on my 2016 Lyre making DVD  separate download also available