Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This is a slender 3/4-size instrument with a slightly longer scale: 21-1/2" (not 19 or 20) on a body that is only 14" wide.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGS62

                 Category

Seattle Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Lower Bass Point"

                 Current or last known owner

Rick King

              Year (approx)

1911-1913

                 Label Code

SE2

                 Courses / Strings

11 course: 6 strings on neck, 5 bass

               Frets

straight

                 Scale length 21-1/2"
                 Neck Joint no heel

Woods

Top

spruce

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown
Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

unknown

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none
Soundhole multi-colored purfling

                 Inlay

fancy fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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