Knutsen Harp Mandolin    

This harp mandolin has a beautiful flame maple back.

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(images copyright and courtesy Marc Silber)

Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HM28

                 Category

Harp Mandolins

                 Body Style

"Lower Treble Point"

                 Current or last known owner

Darrell Urbien

                 Year (approx)

1910-1913

                 Label

SE2 (cut off)

                 Courses / Strings

4 courses: 8 strings

                 Scale length

unknown

Woods

Top

black

Back & Sides

maple

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

blonde/red/blonde wood

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

ivoroid

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

blonde/red wood rings and multi-colored rope

                 Inlay

fancy pearl fret markers

                 Pickguard

black plastic inlaid with pearl star

                 Comments

 

 

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