Perfect for old New Orleans style jazz. Tuned and played like a regular guitar. Uses standard strings. Materials: Mahogany neck and resonator, Aluminum rim, Chrome-plated arm rest, 6 strings, 30-piece bracket pearl head geared tuners which extend to the sides truss rod, Coated plastic head Pearl inlaid design fret markers, 19 Frets, Tuning: EADGBE. Dimensions: Overall length: 35 inches, Resonator width: 13-1/2 inches. Resonator depth: 4 inches. Scale length: 22 inches. A little shop worn. Has a few nicks and dings.