Knutsen Harp Guitar    

This Symphony harp guitar of unknown date has a newly-discovered label. It probably had text, but is completely faded.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGT30

                 Category

Tacoma Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Symphony"

                 Current or last known owner

Intermountain Guitar & Banjo

              Year (approx)

1898-1900

                 Label

Image of Symphony Harp Guitar

                 Label Code TA1

                 Courses / Strings

11 course: 6 strings on neck, 5 bass

               Frets

slanted

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint no heel

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer unknown

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

 

 

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