Knutsen Harp Guitars    

I missed this in the photograph, but this neck has the slight "heel bulge" (like HGT15).  Modified bridge.

 

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(images copyright Gregg Miner)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HGT53

                 Category

Tacoma Harp Guitars

                 Body Style

"Symphony"

                 Current or last known owner

Claremont Folk Music Center

                 Year (approx)

1898-1900

                 Label

PT5

                 Courses / Strings

11-course: 6 strings on neck, 5 bass

                 Frets

slanted

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint unknown

Woods

Top

spruce

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

fir

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

mahogany

Headstock veneer mahogany

Binding, trim

Top

multi-colored purfling

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole multi-colored purfling

                 Inlay

dot markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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