Saffron 27 String Lever Harp

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Range A6 to C3 (a”’– c)
Weight 7.7 KG
Wood Ashwood
Carry Bag Deluxe Carry Bag
Strings Type Nylon, nylon core / nylon wrap
Extreme Width 60.3 cm
Extreme Height 108.5 cm
Sharping Levers Yes, Full
Detachable Legs 30 cm
Style Topped Style Curve
Finish Natural, Black, Green, White, Blue, Walnut Stained & Custom

Saffron 27– String Lever Harp

Saffron 27 lever harp is a kin of the larger Saffron 34. Its wing shape and rounded back are identical and in a scale appropriate to the Saffron 27. These features will bring ease to your playing for hours. The strings on the Saffron 27 are fully levered providing a broad range of expressive possibilities on it’s strings from A6 to C3. Weighing in at 9 kg and coming with its own carrying bag the Saffron 27 is easily transported allowing you to bring your musical expression to a wide range of uses and venues.


Specifications Aster 27 String Harp

Strings Type:

  • Nylon Monofilament (1-22),
  • Nylon core/nylon wrap (23-27)

Sharping Levers:

Flip up accurate and adjustable Steel Sharping Levers with colour caps (red for C and blue for F) as standard. These levers have good functionality using two points of contact for the lower and mid-range strings. This allows for the best string tonality when engaged. The base is made of steel for strength and rigidity, and the plastic handles have coloured caps for easy identification. The resting pins on the levers are adjustable for regulation and to accommodate different string sizes and harp designs. Excellent levers at a very competitive price. This is an amazing contribution by Mikel Celtic Instruments to the Harp World.

Available Finishes:

Natural, Black, Green, White and Blue. These are standard colours at standard price. We shall be happy to make custom colours on your demand. Custom colour charges may apply. Whatever colour you desire is possible.

Carry Bags:

The Deluxe Carry bags are made from high quality Cordura. With 10 mm hard foam padding interior and 3 mm soft foam padded exterior. The Pocket is designed to carry booklets, books, harp accessories, detachable legs and some more. Bags are intentionally made durable to cope with the busy use and transport the instrument might expect in its lifetime.

  • Purple Cordura Carry bag
  • 10 mm foam padding interior
  • 3 mm soft foam padding exterior
  • Zipper front Pocket for harp accessories
  • Adjustable and removable Shoulder straps
  • Hand Straps
  • Carry bag is designed to provide years of protection and service

Soundboard Decoration:

This is an optional feature available on the harp’s soundboard, which is usually the same colour as the Harp. Some customers demand Contrast Colour like black colour harp and golden decoration on the soundboard. It is possible,. Custom colour charges may apply.

Detachable Legs:

A Detachable Legs set is also optional. It raises the harp about  30 cm  from ground, which helps some users to play easily while sitting on a chair. The legs are fully detachable with feet. The Carry bag has a special place for each leg to be safely kept inside the pocket.

Strings Chart Saffron 27

String # Notes Frequency Core String Guage (Inches) Core Nylon/Steel Wrap Nylon/Copper Wrap Diameter (Inches)
1 A6 1760 0.025 Nylon
2 G6 1568 0.025 Nylon
3 F6 1396.9 0.025 Nylon
4 E6 1318.5 0.025 Nylon
5 D6 1174.7 0.025 Nylon
6 C6 1046.5 0.025 Nylon
7 B5 987.77 0.025 Nylon
8 A5 880 0.028 Nylon
9 G5 783.99 0.028 Nylon
10 F5 698.46 0.028 Nylon
11 E5 659.26 0.028 Nylon
12 D5 587.33 0.028 Nylon
13 C5 523.25 0.032 Nylon
14 B4 493.88 0.032 Nylon
15 A4 440 0.032 Nylon
16 G4 392 0.036 Nylon
17 F4 349.23 0.036 Nylon
18 E4 329.63 0.040′ Nylon
19 D4 293.66 0.045 Nylon
20 C4 261.63 0.050′ Nylon
21 B3 246.94 0.050′ Nylon
22 A3 220 0.055 Nylon
23 G3 196 0.045 Nylon Nylon 0.010′
24 F3 174.61 0.045 Nylon Nylon 0.013
25 E3 164.81 0.050′ Nylon Nylon 0.016
26 D3 146.83 0.050′ Nylon Nylon 0.016
27 C3 130.81 0.055 Nylon Nylon 0.018