Knutsen Hawaiian Guitar   

See the Historical Photos page for more on the colorful owner of this Knutsen.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HW19

                 Category

Hollow Neck Hawaiian Guitars

                 Body Style

"Weissenborn-shaped"

                 Current or last known owner

William Peter Pester

                 Year (approx)

pre-1917

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

unknown

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint hollow, square, taper begins at about the first fret

Woods

Top

spruce?

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

ivoroid?

Back

ivoroid?

Fingerboard

ivoroid?

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

unknown

                 Inlay

fancy fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

Dimensions Upper Bout unknown
Lower Bout unknown
Body at endpin unknown

                 Comments

 

 

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