Knutsen Harp Guitars    

This is the second "double soundhole" instrument from the photo of "Payne's Mandolin and Guitar School."
 Amazingly, a specimen like these turned up in 2008!

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(images copyright Dirk Vandenburg)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGT42

                 Category

Tacoma Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Symphony"

                 Current or last known owner

unknown child

                 Year (approx)

1900-1902

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

6 strings on neck, 5 bass

                 Frets

slanted?

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint unknown

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

multi-colored wood purfling

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole simple rings?

                 Inlay

dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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