Knutsen Harp Mandolin    

This mandolin may be the one missing from Bob Brozman's double-instrument Knutsen case!
It is pictured in the postcard found in the case (see harp guitar HGS31). 
It appears to have an unusually-shaped pickguard.

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(images copyright and courtesy Bob Brozman)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HM17

                 Category

Harp Mandolins

                 Body Style

"Lower Treble Point"

                 Current or last known owner

unknown musician

                 Year (approx)

1910-1914

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

4 courses: 8 strings

                 Scale length

unknown

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

rope

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

hard to identify

Headstock(s)

unknown

Soundhole

hard to identify

                 Inlay

hard to identify

                 Pickguard

unknown, but unusual shape

                 Comments

 

 

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