Knutsen Harp Hawaiian Guitar    

Here's a nice, fancy harp Hawaiian that certainly warrants better photos.

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(image copyright Trevor Swinney)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HHW19

                 Category

Hollow Neck Hawaiian Guitars

                 Body Style

"'Weissenborn-shaped' Harp Hawaiian"

                 Current or last known owner

Trevor Swinney

                 Year (approx)

1920-1927 or 1928. Possibly earlier (back to 1914?)

                 Label

"C. KNUTSEN, Manufacturer of ALL KINDS OF STRINGED INSTRUMENTS, 1542 TEMPLE ST."

                 Label Code LA9

                 Courses / Strings

12 course: 6 strings on neck, 2 bass, 4 treble

                 Frets

inlaid wood

                 Scale length unknown
                 Neck Joint unknown

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

rope

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

rope

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

rope

                 Inlay

fancy fret markers

                 Pickguard

unknown

Dimensions Upper Bout  
Lower Bout  
Body at endpin  

                 Comments

 

 

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