Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This specimen has a nice back of unknown wood, although it looks suspiciously like rosewood. The middle photo was taken with Port Townsend in the background.

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 images copyright Troy Summerhill)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGP26

                 Category

Port Townsend Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"1898 patent"

                 Current or last known owner

Troy Summerhill

              Year (approx)

1897-1898

                 Label

none

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

straight

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint heel

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole 3 rings

                 Inlay

fancy fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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