1930s Larson Bros Prairie State Jumbo. SN unknown. Guitar Database.

Prairie State | Jumbo Model | 1930s | SN: Unknown

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Luthier Facts :
Name: Larson
Location: Chicago.

Wait list: No longer in production
RIYL: Larson Brothers are considered to have built excellent guitars during the prewar Golden period of Martin and Gibson guitars.
Note: (RIYL) Recommended If You Like

  • Model: Jumbo
  • Serial no: Unknown
  • Year: 1930s
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and sides: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Headstock: solid
  • Headstock inlay: flower pattern of pearl and abalone
  • Neck: Laminated
  • Binding: Ivoroid
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Fingerboard inlay: dot and engraved inlay
  • Bridge: Ebony, Inlaid
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16″
  • Scale length: 25.5″
  • Lower bout width: 19″
  • Depth: 4″


Tony Klassen of New Era guitars used to own this large Larson guitar and says: “This was my old Jumbo 19”. Really amazing! Look at that case!”

-Interview with Tony Klassen of New Era guitars: here.
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