Knutsen Convertible Hawaiian Guitar

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HCW6

                 Category

Convertible Guitars

                 Body Style

"Weissenborn-shaped"

                 Current or last known owner

Ben Levin > Guitar Maniacs > Jacques Mazzoleni > Bernunzio Vintage Inst (consignment)

                 Year (approx)

1909-1914

                 Label

"Patent Applied For, C. KNUTSEN"

                 Label Code SE3

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

raised metal

                 Scale length 24-1/2"
                 Neck Joint convertible bracket

Woods

Top

spruce

Back & Sides

koa

Neck

koa

Fingerboard

mahogany

Bridge

?

Headstock veneer

none

Binding, trim

Top

?

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

rope

                    Inlay

dot fret markers

                    Pickguard

none

Dimensions Upper Bout 9-7/8"
Lower Bout 14-3/4"
Body at endpin 3-3/4"

                 Comments

 

 

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