Knutsen Harp Guitar    

With this specimen cataloged, 1898 patent-style  harp guitars with three sub-bass strings become the most common.

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(images copyright Bob Cooper, Museum and Arts Center Photographer)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGP28

                 Category

Port Townsend Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"1898 patent"

                 Current or last known owner

Etta Priest > Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley

              Year (approx)

1896-1897

                 Label

PT2

                 Courses / Strings

9 course: 6 strings on neck, 3 bass

                 Frets

straight

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint heel

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

rosewood?

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer none

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole 3 rings (various colored wood)

                 Inlay

fancy pearl inlays

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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