Knutsen Harp Ukulele   

This uke is pictured on all the "New Hawaiian Family" labels. It appears to have rope trim around the body, and is probably koa. It doesn't match any of the current specimens known.

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Knutsen Archives Inventory Number

HU5

                 Category

Harp Ukuleles

                 Body Style

"Standard"

                 Current or last known owner

Knutsen?

                 Year (approx)

1910-1914

                 Label

unknown

                 Courses / Strings

4 strings

                 Scale length

unknown

Woods

Top

unknown

Back & Sides

unknown

Neck

unknown

Fingerboard

unknown

Bridge

unknown

Headstock veneer

unknown

Binding, trim

Top

rope

Back

unknown

Fingerboard

none

Headstock(s)

none

Soundhole

two rings of ?

                 Inlay

dot fret markers

                 Pickguard

none

                 Comments

 

 

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