Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This instrument is pictured on both Knutsen's "New Hawaiian Family" and "Harp Guitar Factory" labels.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGS18

                 Category

Seattle Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Lower Bass Point"

                 Current or last known owner

Knutsen

              Year (approx)

1912-1913

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

11 course: 6 strings on neck, 5 bass

               Frets

straight

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint unknown

Woods

Top

black

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown
Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

white?

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Headstock(s)

unknown
Soundhole unknown

                 Inlay

fancy fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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