Knutsen Convertible Hawaiian Guitar    

The color of this instrument appeared curious, until I saw it in person to discover a nice rich all-mahogany instrument, with a nice red purfling to match.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HCW9

                 Category

Convertible Guitars

                 Body Style

"Weissenborn-shaped"

                 Current or last known owner

Island Guitars > Mac Yasuda

                 Year (approx)

?

                 Label

none

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

raised metal

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint convertible bracket

Woods

Top

mahogany

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

mahogany

Fingerboard

dyed ?

Bridge

mahogany

Headstock veneer

none

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

multi-colored (brown/red/blonde) purfling

                 Inlay

dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

Dimensions Upper Bout  
Lower Bout  
Body at endpin  

                 Comments

 

 

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