Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This looks exactly like the previous guitar, except that it has binding and different soundhole inlay.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGS27

                 Category

Seattle Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Lower Bass Point, Short Arm"

                 Current or last known owner

Top Shelf Music (sold, no record of new owner)

              Year (approx)

1911-1913

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

9 course: 6 strings on neck, 3 bass

               Frets

straight
                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint no heel

Woods

Top

spruce

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

red cedar

Fingerboard

walnut

Bridge

mahogany
Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

hard to identify

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Headstock(s)

none
Soundhole multi-colored wood marquetry

                 Inlay

dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

in original case

 

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