Knutsen Harp Guitars    

Question: Why were there so many more woman harp guitar players at the turn of the last century than today?

 

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGT51

                 Category

Tacoma Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Symphony"

                 Current or last known owner

unknown female musician

                 Year (approx)

1898-1900

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

11-course: 6 strings on neck, 5 bass

                 Frets

slanted

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint unknown

Woods

Top

spruce?

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer unknown

Binding, trim

Top

looks like multi-colored purfling

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole looks like multi-colored purfling

                 Inlay

dot markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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