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El Rey - Paraguayan Harps
Luthier: Oscar Maldonado Ovelar

We are the exclusive internet distributor for the Americas and Europe of the El Rey harps. Oscar Maldonado Ovelar harps are preferred by many of the renown professional Paraguayan harpists, like Luis Bordon, Rito Pedersen, Kike Pedersen, Marcelo Rojas, Martín Portillo, Marcelo Ojeda, Papi Basaldua, Clelia Carolina Sanabria, Nicolas Caballero, to name a few, perform and record with his harps. Maldonado's expert workmanship and use of high quality materials, results in instruments of superb tone and solid construction.

Diatonic Harps


APYH-11A

Professional model, concert style. With white inlaid purflings on neck and soundbox, and with inlaid (hand made) wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard. Natural finish or combined walnut and natural finish.

  • Soundbox and neck: Paraguayan Red Cedar.
  • Soundboard: AAA grade solid Canadian Engelmann Spruce.
  • Tuning Machines: Made in Taiwan
  • Strings: 37 (also available in 36 and 38 strings)
  • Range: From A1 to B6
  • Soundbox height: 125 cm (50 inches)
  • Total Height: 150 cm (60 inches)
  • Natural: USD 1190 Add to Cart

  • Walnut and Natural: USD 1290 Add to Cart

APYH-12A

Professional model with hand carved decorations on pillar, neck and soundbox. With inlaid (hand made) wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard. Black and natural finish.

APYH-131

Professional model, concert style. With hand carved decorations on pillar, neck and soundbox. Inlaid with hand made wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard, neck and soundbox. Natural finish.

Lever Harps


APYH-14B

Professional model, concert style. With a full set of original German Salvi or French Camac flip-style sharpening levers. Beautiful hand carvings on pillar, neck and soundbox, and with inlaid (hand made) wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard. Walnut and natural finish.

APYH-14A

Professional model, concert style. With a full set of original German Salvi or French Camac flip-style sharpening levers. Beautiful hand carvings on pillar, neck and soundbox, and with inlaid (hand made) wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard. Combined black and natural finish.

  • Soundbox and neck: Solid Paraguayan Red Cedar.
  • Soundboard: AAA grade Canadian Engelmann Spruce.
  • Tuning Machines: Made in Taiwan
  • Strings: 37 (also available in 36 and 38 strings)
  • Range: From A1 to B6
  • Soundbox height: 125 cm (50 inches)
  • Total Height: 150 cm (60 inches)
  • USD 2,850 Add to Cart

APYH-14N-G

Professional model, concert style. With a full set of original German Salvi or French Camac flip-style sharpening levers, and Gotoh machine heads. Beautiful hand carvings on pillar, neck and soundbox, and with inlaid (hand made) wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard. Walnut and natural finish.


APYH-15

Professional model, concert style. With a full set of original German Salvi or French Camac flip-style semitone levers. Same as previous model (APYH-14) but with pillar hand carved with the shape of a woman's body. Natural finish, combined walnut and natural finish or black and natural finish.

  • Soundbox and neck: Solid Paraguayan Red Cedar.
  • Soundboard: AAA grade Canadian Engelmann Spruce.
  • Tuning Machines: Made in Taiwan
  • Strings: 37 (also available in 36 and 38 strings)
  • Range: From A1 to B6
  • Soundbox height: 125 cm (50 inches)
  • Total Height: 150 cm (60 inches)
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  • Natural: USD 2,850 Add to Cart
  • Black (or Walnut) and Natural: USD 2,950 Add to Cart

APYH-16A

Professional model, concert style. With a full set of original German Salvi or French Camac flip-style semitone levers, and Gotoh machine heads. With white inlaid purflings on neck and soundbox, and with inlaid (hand made) wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard. Walnut finish or combined walnut and natural finish.

  • Soundbox and neck: Solid Paraguayan Red Cedar.
  • Soundboard: AAA grade Canadian Engelmann Spruce.
  • Strings: 37 (also available in 36 and 38 strings)
  • Range: From A1 to B6
  • Soundbox height: 125 cm (50 inches)
  • Total Height: 150 cm (60 inches)
  • Natural or Walnut: USD 2,795 Add to Cart

  • Walnut and Natural: USD 2,895 Add to Cart

APYH-16B

Professional model, concert style. With a full set of original German Salvi or French Camac flip-style semitone levers, and machine heads made in Taiwan or traditional aluminum tuning pin. With white inlaid purflings on neck and soundbox, and with inlaid (hand made) wooden purflings on the border of the soundboard. Walnut finish or combined walnut and natural finish.

  • Soundbox and neck: Solid Paraguayan Red Cedar.
  • Soundboard: AAA grade Canadian Engelmann Spruce.
  • Strings: 37 (also available in 36 and 38 strings)
  • Range: From A1 to B6
  • Soundbox height: 125 cm (50 inches)
  • Total Height: 150 cm (60 inches)
  • Natural or Walnut: USD 2,595 Add to Cart

  • Walnut and Natural: USD 2,695 Add to Cart


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