Madrid Hawaiian & Spanish Guitars

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Epiphone Madrid Hawaiian Guitar
  • 1931-1940
  • Spanish & Hawaiian style flat top guitars

Body:

  • Extra large jumbo dreadnought body style
  • Solid spruce top with ladder bracing
  • Curly maple back & sides
  • Four F-holes (Spanish)
  • Round sound hole (Hawaiian)

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with cantilever brace
  • Round soundhole
  • Rosewood fingerboard with pearl inlays
  • Tombstone style (1931-1936)
  • Open-book style (1936-1940)
  • Nickel-silver frets (Spanish)
  • Celluloid flush frets (Hawaiian)
  • Joins at 14th (Spanish)
  • Joins at 12th (Hawaiian)
  • Pearl dot inlays (Spanish)
  • Pearl notched-block inlays (Hawaiian)

Binding:

  • Celluloid body & neck binding
  • 1-ply Neck binding (Spanish)
  • No neck binding (Hawaiian)

Hardware:

  • Tortoiseshell pickguard
  • Rosewood bridge with pearl dot inlays & compensated saddle
  • Individual open-back tuners with plastic buttons
  • Staggered bridge pins (1931-1938)
  • Fixed bridge with retainer bar & trapeze tailpiece (1939-1940)
  • Raised pickguard (Spanish)
  • Glued-on pickguard (Hawaiian)

Colors:

  • Shaded Brown
  • Cherry Sunburst
  • Dark Cherry Red Sunburst



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