Hawaiian Koa Style 4 Weissenborn Guitar

RW 2001-250

An incredibly special one-of-a-kind Style 4 for the 250th Weissenborn from Richard Wilson.

Without a doubt the most stunning Hawaiian Koa I've ever had the privilege of working with. Visually stunning with jaw-dropping flame throughout and both light and stiff making for a truly amazing sounding Weissenborn guitar.

The master (AAAAA) grade Koa is capped off with stunning cast bronze Waverly tuning machines and matching Waverly bridge pins and end pin.

Guitar no. 250.

  • Top/Back/Sides Master Grade Koa
  • Fretboard Master Grade Koa
  • Headplate Master Grade Koa
  • Tuners Cast Bronze Waverly with ivoroid knobs
  • Binding Rope (top, back, headstock)
  • Bridge African Ebony
  • Bridge Pins Waverly ivoroid
  • End Pin Waverly Ivoroid

Includes hardshell case.

Purchase This Guitar

Price AUD$7500
USD$5280, EUR€4540, GBP£4140
Free Global Shipping
Risk Free Returns
Case Included
Pickups, left-handed stringing and other options available. Not ready to purchase? Contact us for more information.

Standard Specifications

Scale Length 25" (635mm)
Body Depth 3" (76mm)
Width (lower bout) 15" (380mm)
Length 37.5" (952mm)
Tonewoods Solid, Quartersawn, Air Dried
Bracing Sitka Spruce X-Brace
Finish Satin lacquer
Strings 14-56 Phosphor Bronze
Bridge Pins Waverley Ivoroid
Tuning Machines Replica 1920s Waverley Style
Inlay Synthetic mother of pearl, stone
String Spacing 1.6" (40.5mm) Nut
2.5" (63.5mm) Satdle
Nut & Saddle Bone

Each guitar is individually handcrafted by Richard Wilson; some specifications can differ for aesthetic, tonal or structural reasons.

Custom variations available on request.

Audio & Video Samples

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Ordering

Order stocked guitars directly from our website or contact us to order this guitar or a custom variant. Payments are accepted via bank deposit (Australia), or PayPal.

Allow 1-2 business days for setup, packaging and shipping.

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Shipping

Free shipping anywhere in the world is included with all guitars. Shipping to most destinations takes approximately 2-4 weeks. Express shipping and insurance available on request.

Returns & Warranty

All stocked guitars are covered by a generous no-questions asked 7 day return policy. Contact us within seven days of receiving a guitar to arrange an exchange or full refund (less shipping costs).

Guitars are backed by a full warranty for satisfaction and peace of mind.

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Weissenborn Accessories

Weissenborn guitar case

Hardshell Case

Custom fit case to suit our guitars. Features padded neck support for the Weissenborn's unique hollowneck design.

Flat top design with PVC exterior and plush interior. Vintage brass hardware.

Weissenborn guitar pickup

Pickup Installation

We recommend the L.R. Baggs M1 Active. This soundhole mounted humbucker pickup perfectly captures the warmth and richness of Weissenborn guitars.

We also offer the K&K Pure Mini, an award-winning bridge plate transducer.

Other pickups available on request.

Weissenborn Capo

Strings, Slides & Capos

Premium strings that can be utilised for a variety of tunings including Open D, E and G.

Slides and tonebars in a variety of styles and weightings.

Charlie's Slide Pro Capo, the finest capo on the market for Weissenborns and other lap steel guitars.

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