Knutsen Harp Mandolin    

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HM11

                 Category

Harp Mandolins

                 Body Style

"Guitar-shaped, Lower Bass Point"

                 Current or last known owner

Kerry Char

                 Year (approx)

1910-1914

                 Label

none

                 Courses / Strings

4 courses, 8 strings on neck

                 Scale length

13-7/8"

Woods

Top

spruce

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

mahogany

Fingerboard

dyed pearwood?

Bridge

missing

Headstock veneer

dyed pearwood?

Binding, trim

Top

triple-row multi-colored rope purfling, ivoroid

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

multi-colored rope purfling

                 Inlay

fancy pearl fret markers, flower inlay in headstock

                 Pickguard

missing

                 Comments

 

 

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