Knutsen Harp Mandolin    

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HM7

                 Category

Harp Mandolins

                 Body Style

"Guitar-shaped, Lower Bass Point"

                 Current or last known owner

Ron Petit

                 Year (approx)

1910-1914

                 Label

"C. Knutsen, Sole Patentee" in blue bordered rectangle

                 Label Code SE5

                 Courses / Strings

8 courses: 8 strings on neck, 4 bass

                 Scale length

unknown

Woods

Top

black painted spruce

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

hard to identify

Back

hard to identify

Fingerboard

ivoroid?

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

wood rings

                 Inlay

fancy pearl fret markers

                 Pickguard

tortoiseshell with pearl closed-wing butterfly

                 Comments

 

 

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