Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This is the instrument in the photograph of the sombrero-wearing musician (see Historical Photographs).
The bass headstock appears to have the alternate shape of HGS5.

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(images copyright John Doan)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGS14

                 Category

Seattle Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Lower Bass Point"

                 Current or last known owner

unknown

              Year (approx)

1910-1912

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

18 course?: 6 strings on neck, 5 bass, 7 treble?

               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

fancy fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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