Knutsen "Pineapple" Hawaiian Guitar    

A very fancy pineapple very similar to the previous - this one looks like it has a fancy piece of furniture used for the back.

(images copyright anonymous owner)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HP4

                 Category

Hollow Neck Hawaiian Guitars

                 Body Style

"Pineapple-shaped"

                 Current or last known owner

anonymous

                 Year (approx)

1914-1920s

                 Label

full "New Hawaiian Family" label, white

                 Label Code LA1

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

inlaid wood
                 Scale length 24-7/8"
                 Neck Joint hollow, square, taper begins at about the fourth fret

Woods

Top

spruce?

Back & Sides

fancy mahogany?

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

mahogany?

Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

rope

Back

rope

Fingerboard

rope

Headstock(s)

rope

Soundhole double-rope with blonde/green rings outside

                 Inlay

fancy celluloid markers

                 Pickguard

black ? with celluloid inlays

Dimensions Upper Bout  
Lower Bout  
Body at endpin  

                 Comments

 

 

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