Knutsen Harp Guitar    

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(left image from ebay, right copyright Neil Russell)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGT25

                 Category

Tacoma Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Symphony"

                 Current or last known owner

Neil Russell

              Year (approx)

1898-1900

                 Label

none

                 Courses / Strings

11 course: 6 strings on neck, 5 bass

                 Frets

slanted
                 Scale length 24"
                 Neck Joint no heel

Woods

Top

cedar

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown
Headstock veneer none

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none
Soundhole 3 wood rings (1 multi-colored)

                 Inlay

dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

Bridge support arms not original. Top is X-braced.

 

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