[Marshall County Dulcimer #1]

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Title

[Marshall County Dulcimer #1]

Description

According to its current owner, this instrument was bought from John's Antiques in Meridianville, Alabama. It had been previously acquired from a flea market in Lacon, Alabama, having originally come from an estate auction in Lewisburg, Tennessee.

Identifier

Alabama-1
Madison County AL-1

Coverage

Marshall County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

T., Meridianville, Alabama

Where examined

Meridianville, Alabama

Cataloged by

S. Conatser

Date of cataloging

1994-09-17

Dimensions--overall

28 1/4" x 11 3/4" x 3 1/4"

Dimensions--fretboard

27" x 1 1/2" x 1 3/8"

Physical description

poplar back; oak front and sides; top and back 1/4" thick; large sound holes with 2 1/2" diameter behind fretboard; lighter strip of wood in middle of back; plain fretboard; 15 frets; 4 tuners (3 original); 4 strings (2 continuous strings); 2 nails in nut end

Geolocation

Citation

“[Marshall County Dulcimer #1],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed August 19, 2022, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/43.