Knutsen Hawaiian Guitar

The two colors of rope binding on this instrument appear very "spread out."

(images copyright anonymous owner)

.Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HW34

                 Category

Hollow Neck Hawaiian Guitars

                 Body Style

"Weissenborn-shaped"

                 Current or last known owner

anonymous

                 Year (approx)

1914-1920s 

                 Label

LA2

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

inlaid wood

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint hollow, square, taper begins around the fifth fret

Woods

Top

spruce

Back & Sides

mahogany?

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

rope

Back

none

Fingerboard

rope

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

rope

                 Inlay

fancy fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

Dimensions Upper Bout  
Lower Bout  
Body at endpin  

                 Comments

 

 

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