Knutsen Hawaiian Guitar

Here's a cool one! A Knutsen Hawaiian with 6-on-a-plate tuners. And as owner Ben Harper says - way before Leo Fender!

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HW16

                 Category

Hollow Neck Hawaiian Guitars

                 Body Style

"Weissenborn-shaped"

                 Current or last known owner

Ben Harper

                 Year (approx)

?

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

inlaid wood

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint hollow, square

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

 

Back

 

Fingerboard

 

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

 

                 Inlay

 

                 Pickguard

none

Dimensions Upper Bout  
Lower Bout  
Body at endpin  

                 Comments

 

 

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