Knutsen Harp Ukulele

This uke has what I would call mid-size ukulele rope binding. Compare to the tiny pattern of HU16, and the large pattern of HU4. 

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HU1

                 Category

Harp Ukuleles

                 Body Style

"Standard"

                 Current or last known owner

Gregg Miner > Donatella Moores

                 Year (approx)

1914-1920s

                 Label

half "New Hawaiian Family" label, yellow

                 Label Code LA3

                 Courses / Strings

4 strings

                 Scale length

13-5/8"

Woods

Top

koa

Back & Sides

koa

Neck

koa

Fingerboard

none (koa)

Bridge

?

Headstock veneer

none

Binding, trim

Top

rope

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

rope, wood

                 Inlay

pearl dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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