Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This guitar is pictured in an undated photo submitted by Bob Strum, who's grandfather, Ingman Ivar Strum also played a Knutsen, and perhaps built harp guitars himself (see Anderson and Historical Photos).

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                 Inv #

HGS36

                 Category

Seattle Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Lower Bass Point"

                 Current or last known owner

unknown player

              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

ivoroid?

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

ivoroid?

Headstock(s)

none
Soundhole 2 rings

                 Inlay

fancy fret markers and moon and other inlay in headstock

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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