Made ca. 1930 in Cleveland, OH. Parlor-size body of solid slab-cut beechwood - no laminates. Simple ladder-strut design, 12 frets clear of the body. Inexpensive in its day (provided "free" to students who signed up for lessons), and now collectible. Full, rich, bluesy tone.
Branded inside back. Headstock decal is a faithful reproduction of original, of which only traces remained. This guitar, quite rare as it is, is not a square-neck Hawaiian slide model.
Fully reconditioned and structurally solid. Braces reglued as needed, V-contour neck reset; excellent action. Painted "binding" restored. Reconditioned period pin bridge installed in place of missing pull-through bridge. New "Golden Age" repro tuning machines.
Guaranteed 90 days for structural integrity and playability by luthier-owner. Sold cosmetically as-is. Case is not included.
Check out a photo album of the restoration of this guitar and another parlor on our luthier's facebook page.