Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This guitar from the Dan Most Estate was offered for sale by a "relative of Dan's" in December, 2002. It did not meet the reserve price. It is currently residing at Intermountain Guitar & Banjo.
Additional information can be found in From Harp Guitars to the New Hawaiian Family by Noe & Most.

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(left image copyright Tom Noe, four right images copyright Leo Coulson)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGP3

                 Category

Port Townsend Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"1896 patent"

                 Current or last known owner

Dan Most estate>?>Intermountain Guitar & Banjo

                 Year (approx)

1899-1900

                 Label

"Patented United States, Canada, and England"

                 Label Code PT6

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings

                 Frets

straight

                 Scale length 25-1/2" 
                 Neck Joint no heel

Woods

Top

spruce

Back & Sides

walnut

Neck

Western Red cedar

Fingerboard

rosewood

Bridge

ebonized maple

Headstock veneer none

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole 3 rings (1 multi-colored)

                 Inlay

3 single dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

No neck heel (Noe/Most, p.24)

 

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