Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This hollow arm guitar appears in a large group photo taken somewhere in Mexico in 1907.  Note that the c.1896 Knutsen already has an added tailpiece support. 

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(image from eBay)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGP24

                 Category

Port Townsend Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"1896 patent"

                 Current or last known owner

unknown player

                 Year (approx)

1895-1900

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

straight

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint unknown

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

unknown

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Headstock(s)

unknown

Soundhole unknown

                 Inlay

unknown

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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