Knutsen Harp Ukulele

This early uke has the "Patent Applied For" label previously found only on Knutsen's early Hawaiian guitars.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HU20

                 Category

Harp Ukuleles

                 Body Style

"Standard"

                 Current or last known owner

Kenneth Fleegle

                 Year (approx)

1910-1914

                 Label

"Patent Applied For, C. KNUTSEN"

                 Label Code SE3

                 Courses / Strings

4 strings

                 Scale length

unknown

Woods

Top

koa

Back & Sides

koa

Neck

koa

Fingerboard

koa

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

none

Binding, trim

Top

rope

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

rope

                 Inlay

2 dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

Refinished in lacquer

 

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