Deciding whether a used harp is the right choice.Y’all know Peter Wiley, right? Harp technician extraordinaire, oracle of knowledge and wisdom, the “Harp Doc.” He once said to me, “Mike, a harp is three things: a musical instrument, a mechanical device, and a work of art.”
Keeping this observation in mind, let’s take a look at a common question I am asked as a harp technician: “How much is this used harp worth?” There are endless variations of this question: How much can I get out of my old harp? How much should I pay for this used harp I found on eBay? What is the fair market value of the harp in grandma’s attic?