Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This is the latest "Short Arm" harp guitar, as it has the "Harp Guitar Factory" label.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGS45

                 Category

Seattle Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Lower Bass Point, Short Arm"

                 Current or last known owner

Dusty Strings

              Year (approx)

1913-1914

                 Label

SE8

                 Courses / Strings

9 course: 6 strings on neck, 3 bass

               Frets

straight
                 Scale length 25"
                 Neck Joint no heel, bracket

Woods

Top

spruce or fir?

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

fir?

Fingerboard

reddish-dyed fruitwood?

Bridge

mahogany
Headstock veneer mahogany

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none
Soundhole red-white-brown rope

                 Inlay

dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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