The Hawthorn Hawaiian’s Lap Steel

Ben Rogers article in What’s My Scene magazine.

Most guitars have the maker’s brand name displayed on the headstock. However the headstock of this old lap steel displays what amounts to an advertisement, and there are no other identifying marks on the instrument. The brass plaque on the headstock boldly proclaims Harry Mawson’s Hawaiian Academy – correct tuition all instruments – phone WA2769. Read more…

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