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The letter stands for the season and the number is the year.
In these examples an F62 would mean it was part of the mass of guitars they made in the Fall of 1962, or the S66 would stand for Summer of 1966.
If you are lucky you will see a number stamped in there that has an H in front of it.
This will be the model number (the digits after the H which stands for Harmony).
Harmony went on to produce student grade Stella instruments, as well as mid-level Sovereign guitars and banjos.
The company produced low and mid-level stringed instruments such as guitars, mandolins, banjos and autoharps.
Outside of a completed transaction, value has no meaning, so please do not ask me to value your guitar. Harmony instruments were produced on an industrial scale.
Even the less common models can't be considered "rare".
If you are not so lucky, you would need to determine what model number you have and the best you could do is come up with a range of years during which that model was made.
Kurt Cobain of Nirvana played an acoustic Stella on the recording of the song Polly, from the Nevermind album, and Mason Williams with Classical Gas.