Knutsen Harp Ukulele

This plain mahogany specimen is a Knutsen first - it has a Los Angeles label that states "Patent Applied For."
None of the other "P.A.F"labels (or the "NHF" labels which claim to represent patents) have a location or date associated with them.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HU26

                 Category

Harp Ukuleles

                 Body Style

"Standard"

                 Current or last known owner

Mac Yasuda

                 Year (approx)

1914-1920

                 Label Code

LA1/2

                 Courses / Strings

4 strings

                 Scale length

unknown

Woods

Top

mahogany

Back & Sides

mahogany

Neck

mahogany

Fingerboard

n/a

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

none

Binding, trim

Top

none

Back

none

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

2 red wood rings

                 Inlay

2 dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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