[Madison County Dulcimer #2]

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Title

[Madison County Dulcimer #2]

Description

This instrument was acquired for the Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee, by one Brooks Shaw. Its earlier provenance is unknown.

Identifier

Madison-2

Coverage

Madison County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

Old Country Store, Jackson, Tennessee

Where examined

Huron, Tennessee

Cataloged by

S. Conatser; D. Schnaufer

Dimensions--overall

27" x 10 3/4" x 4 1/16"

Dimensions--fretboard

25 1/2" x 1 5/8"x 1 3/4"

Physical description

poplar; very heavy; dark stain; hand-planed top; 3/8" wood; 1/2" lip; mitered corners; darkgreen triangles at corners; 16 frets, each 3/4" wide, have been filed to make them less low-action frets; shows evidence of having been refretted; first fret is on metal; 4 strings; two layers of metal at tuner end of fretboard; evidence of writing on back: "BMW" and "BW"

Geolocation

Citation

“[Madison County Dulcimer #2],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/39.