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Dealers, Restorers & Appraisers of Fine Musical Instruments
Dealers, Restorers & Appraisers of Fine Musical Instruments

Oahu, Jumbo Model 68, Guitar, c.1930s, Chicago

Oahu, Jumbo Model 68, Guitar, c.1930s, Chicago

$4,500.00

Our ID#: 33383 Categories ,

This guitar is from the collection of Stefan Grossman, renowned American acoustic fingerstyle guitarist, music producer, co-founder of Kicking Mule records, and widely known for his instructional videos. This guitar has Brazilian rosewood back and sides with white celluloid bindings, spruce top with abalone trim around border and soundhole, ebonized fingerboard with white bindings, with 12 frets to the body (20 total), and an abalone scrolling vine inlay. The conversion from Hawaiian to Spanish style was done by Tony DiDomenico with a straight-braced top and new ebony bridge. Measurements; Lower bout: 15-3/4″. Middle bout: 9″, Upper bout: 11-1/4″, Scale length: 25-1/2″, Nut width: 1-3/4″. Oval brand on the interior center of back: OAHU PUBLISHING CO./INC/2108 PAYNE AVE./CLEVELAND, OHIO. Hard case included.

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