Knutsen Harp Ukulele    

This is the only black-painted (dyed?) harp uke found so far. The wood is believed to be birch.
It also has the "Patent Applied For" label.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HU11

                 Category

Harp Ukuleles

                 Body Style

"Standard"

                 Current or last known owner

Intermountain Guitar & Banjo

                 Year (approx)

1910-1914

                 Label

"Patent Applied For, C. Knutsen"

                 Label Code SE9

                 Courses / Strings

4 strings

                 Scale length

unknown

Woods

Top

black-dyed/painted birch

Back & Sides

black

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

yellow decal?

                 Inlay

none

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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