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Custom built full size Concert Performance model-Linear Chromatic Hammered Dulcimer - 8/19/18/7
Location: SOUTH DEVON
Hand made by James Jones, Virginia, US. A chance to own the 'dream' of HD's, with ALL the accidentals, together with a full bodied sound, and NO shipping costs for buyer in UK. This instrument is virtually new, and has only been out of its case 4-5 times, and is in pristine condition.
Four fully chromatic octaves, linear pattern playing - highest note A6 - lowest note - G2, set on 4 strung frets of 8/19/-(treble, set on higher left, and left, top to bottom) -18/7 (bass, set on right, top to bottom,and lower right). All 104 strings have piano fret markings. Yes! It's a BIG one!!! (Tuning and string gauges diagram, available here
). For more information on this tuning layout see James' website
Frame - Birdseye maple. Soundboard - Redwood, (painted black, making the 104 strings, easier to locate). 4 bridges - Paduak woods. Instrument - Cardinal woods trim.
Dampers - Cardinal woods. (foot pedal not included).
Additions: Scissor, folding stand, (sitting), tuning wrench, pair of hammers, and tough lined padded case, with added compartment on the outside, with pockets for music, hammers, wrench and tuner etc.
Dulcimer - Length = 47", Height = 19", Width = 4",(119cmsx48cmsx10cms).
Hard lined, padded case - add on 4" for Length & Height, and 2.5" for width, (129cmsx58.5cmsx16cms). Total weight in case - 39lbs, (17.6kg).
Cost as new - $2706 (£1883.00 + £250 shipping) - Asking price - £1,600.00 o.v.n.o. (Genuine sale). Delivery costs extra, depending on location. Instrument currently in South Devon.
Payment preferred via PayPal.
Contact: email: Gilly Roberts
. Tel: 01803 874110 - Mob: 07788510006.