[Wayne County Dulcimer #2]

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Title

[Wayne County Dulcimer #2]

Description

The current owners bought this instrument around 1978 from Bill Spencer in Wayne County. Its previous history is unknown. This dulcimer appears to be a primitive (homemade) instrument.

Identifier

Wayne-2

Coverage

Wayne County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

B., Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Date of cataloging

1997-07-26

Dimensions--overall

26" x 11 3/4" x ??

Dimensions--fretboard

25" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Physical description

poplar; dark stain; nut and bridge bent over a nail; top nailed down; corners not mitered; no scallops in fretboard; zither pins in fretboard; 15 frets, homemade staples of various sizes, made of bent wire; 3 strings; tuners are square, like autoharp tuners;

Geolocation

Citation

“[Wayne County Dulcimer #2],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed October 20, 2019, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/55.