Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This instrument was discovered by Darrell Urbien in the photograph from the Angelus Temple archives during his research (look for his upcoming article, and see Historical Photos for full image and story).

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(image used by Permission of the Heritage Department of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGS55

                 Category

Seattle Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Lower Bass Point"

                 Current or last known owner

unknown player

              Year (approx)

1913-1914

                 Label

unknown

                 Label Code 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

blonde wood or ivoroid

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none
Soundhole difficult to see

                 Inlay

difficult to see

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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