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Last Updated: 08/23/2019

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  #1

D'Addario EJ64 4-String Dulcimer Strings

Model: EJ64   |    Mpn: EJ64   |    Ean: 0019954043797   |    PartNumber: EJ64   |   Asin: B01F7KMRG2

EJ64's are designed specifically for the 4-string dulcimer and its unique picking and stemming styles. D'Addario offers a wide variety of ethnic instrument strings designed to the exacting specifications of our artists, instrument patterns and international customers. Our computer-controlled winding machinery, laser micrometer inspection, and closed-loop tension control systems promise unrivaled quality and consistency, set after set.

Features

  • Designed specifically for the 4-string dulcimer
  • Contains 3 plain steel strings and one nickel-plated steel wound on steel string
  • Distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
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Brand: D'Addario   |   Manufacturer: D'Addario &Co. Inc

Item Dimensions: 4.75 x 0.32 x 4.75 inches (12.1 x 0.8 x 12.1 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.24 x 4.41 x 4.41 inches (0.6 x 11.2 x 11.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $3.19 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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Warranty: Replaced if defective.

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  #2

Applecreek ACD100 Dulcimer

Model: ACD100   |    Mpn: DULACD100   |    Ean: 0082562072749   |    PartNumber: DULACD100   |   Asin: B0002DURGW

This beautiful mountain dulcimer is a wonderful introduction to the world of stringed instruments. It is an excellent choice for folk song accompaniment.

Features

  • 6 1/2 Frets
  • All Wood
  • Laminated spruce top, back, and sides
  • Maple neck and fingerboard
  • Length: 31
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Brand: Trophy   |   Manufacturer: Trophy Musical Instruments

Item Dimensions: 7 x 3.6 x 33 inches (17.8 x 9.1 x 83.8 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 3.4 x 7.1 x 31.5 inches (8.6 x 18.0 x 80.0 cm)

First Available: 2010-11-01

Amazon Price: $48.00 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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List Price: $57.69

Warranty: 1 year limited warranty.

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  #3

Noter for the Mountain Dulcimer

Model: FBA_DMNTR   |    Mpn: FBA_DMNTR   |    Ean: 0844731041433   |    PartNumber: FBA_DMNTR   |   Asin: B015X653AM

Solid rosewood noter approximately 4 inches long by 3/8 inch diameter. Easy to hold and fun to use with the Mountain Dulcimer.

Features

Brand: Roosebeck   |   Manufacturer: Roosebeck

Package Dimensions: 0.63 x 4.57 x 6.42 inches (1.6 x 11.6 x 16.3 cm)

Amazon Price: $9.00 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #4

Dulcimer Hanger Wall Mount Hook by String Swing - Black Wanut CC01D-BW

Model: 8415362184   |    Ean: 0650106303163   |   Asin: B01M3YA18I

Hardwood Home & Studio Dulcimer Hanger - Black Wal

Features

  • Put that beautiful dulcimer up on the wall in the most secure and trusted hanger available. Best for use with scroll type dulcimer headstocks. For guitar style headstocks we recommend the CC01K Guitar Keeper
  • Responsibly harvested solid North American Black Walnut hardwood block milled on a local family farm
  • Hand welded and powder coated steel, and heavy duty rubber will last a lifetime
  • Hand made in the USA for 30+ years
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Brand: String Swing   |   Manufacturer: String Swing

Item Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.75 x 8.5 inches (14.0 x 4.4 x 21.6 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1.6 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches (4.1 x 14.0 x 21.6 cm)

Amazon Price: $13.49 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #5

Roosebeck Grace Mountain Dulcimer 4-String Vaulted Fretboard Spruce F-Holes

Model: DMGS4   |    Mpn: DMGS4   |    Ean: 0844731049774   |    PartNumber: DMGS4   |   Asin: B00GBC46YM

BLEMISHED: As one of our most recent additions to our Roosebeck Mountain Dulcimer line, this Grace model has many great features! Its vaulted fret board makes it lighter and as a result there is more soundboard vibration and excellent sound quality. It has an hour glass shape and its body, neck, nut, bridge and fret board are solid sheesham. Its end peg has a silver color and is shaped like a crown. The soundboard is spruce and has a charming sheesham skirt design on both ends, as well as 4 of the classic f-hole openings. This model also features 4 mechanical geared right angle tuners with a 14:1 ratio and has 4 strings, including 2 melody strings, 1 middle string and 1 bass drone string. Many tunings will work, but we recommend the traditional DAD method to make it easy to pick up and play. The following accessories are included with item: pick, noter, and owner's guide.Important Specifications:Neck at Nut: 1.25 inches in widthNeck at Body Joint: 1.25 inches in widthNut: 1.25 inches in width, made from sheeshamScale Length: 25.5 inches4 tuning pegs/levers18 Metal Frets (Including the 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 Frets)

Features

Brand: Roosebeck   |   Manufacturer: Roosebeck

Item Dimensions: 8 x 14 x 40 inches (20.3 x 35.6 x 101.6 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 4.8 x 9.1 x 39.4 inches (12.2 x 23.1 x 100.1 cm)

Amazon Price: $157.13 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #6

Seagull Merlin Mahogany SG Dulcimer Guitar Natural

Model: 39098   |    Mpn: GD039098   |    Ean: 0623501039098   |    PartNumber: GD039098   |   Asin: B00PPYIPAI

Inspired by the dulcimer, the Seagull Merlin is a portable 4-string diatonic acoustic instrument that's just simply fun to play and hard to put down. The Seagull Merlin Natural Mahogany SG features a solid Mahogany top with a mustache-style Tusq bridge, compensated saddle, 3-piece rock maple body with drive-through neck design and tune-up with vintage style open-geared tuners.

Features

  • Solid mahogany top
  • Rock maple, string-through body.
  • Rock maple neck, drive-through neck design
  • Nut Width : 1.280
  • Tusq nut by Graph Tech
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Brand: Seagull   |   Manufacturer: Seagull

Item Dimensions: 3.5 x 18 x 30 inches (8.9 x 45.7 x 76.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 2.36 x 7.87 x 32.36 inches (6.0 x 20.0 x 82.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $129.00 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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List Price: $129.00 | Used Price: $159.99

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  #7

Seagull 039227 Merlin Spruce SG Dulcimer 4-String Diatonic Instrument

Model: MERL NT SPR   |    Mpn: MERL NT SPR   |    Ean: 0623501039227   |    PartNumber: MERL NT SPR   |   Asin: B015X6OMOA

Merlin Spruce SG Dulcimer Guitar Natural. Inspired by the dulcimer, the Seagull Merlin is a portable 4-string diatonic acoustic instrument that's just simply fun to play and hard to put down. The Seagull Merlin Natural Spruce SG features a solid spruce top with a 'mustache' style Tusq bridge, compensated saddle, 3-piece rock maple body with drive-through neck design and tune-up with vintage style open-geared tuners.

Features

  • Solid spruce top
  • Rock maple, string-through body
  • Rock maple neck, drive-through neck design
  • Nut Width : 1.280
  • Tusq nut by Graph Tech
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Brand: Seagull   |   Manufacturer: Seagull

Item Dimensions: 2.5 x 8.25 x 33.25 inches (6.4 x 21.0 x 84.5 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1.8 x 8 x 32.3 inches (4.6 x 20.3 x 82.0 cm)

Amazon Price: $128.50 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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List Price: $129.00 | Used Price: $129.00

Warranty: If you are not satisfied with your online purchase, or if the items ordered appear to have been damaged during shipment, please return the goods within thirty (30) days of delivery.

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  #8

Roosebeck Roosebeck Padded Gig Bag for Mountain Dulcimer DMHGB

Model: SGBS-4896   |    Mpn: DMHGB   |    Ean: 0844731054662   |    PartNumber: DMHGB   |   Asin: B017N9V9UA



Shipped insured
Brand new

Features

  • Universal Padded Nylon Gig Bag for all Mountain Dulcimers
  • Measures: 34.5 L X 3 H X 7.5 W
  • Padding: Approx 1/4 Thick
  • Outside Storage Zipper Pocket
  • Shoulder Strap
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Brand: Roosebeck   |   Manufacturer: Roosebeck

Package Dimensions: 4 x 10 x 36.6 inches (10.2 x 25.4 x 93.0 cm)

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List Price: $79.12

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  #9

John Pearse Strings Appalachian Dulcimer Set

Model: 5000   |    Mpn: 5000   |    Ean: 0633687150012   |    PartNumber: 5000   |   Asin: B003UM0I84

JP Appalachian Dulcimer Set - 80/20 Bronze wound, loop ended, Made by John Pearse Strings - Bluegrass inspired USA string range from well known guitarist John Pearse

Features

  • 80/20 bronze wound for bright, brilliant tone
  • Loop ended doubles
  • Made in the u.s.a
  • Made by john pearse strings - bluegrass inspired usa string range from well known guitarist john pearse
  • Jp appalachian dulcimer set - 80/20 bronze wound, loop ended
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Brand: John Pearse Strings   |   Manufacturer: John Pearse Strings

Package Dimensions: 0.31 x 4.65 x 4.8 inches (0.8 x 11.8 x 12.2 cm)

First Available: 2012-11-20

Amazon Price: $8.95 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #10

Dulcimer Hammers, Hearts, Lacewood

Model: DHAHHL   |    Mpn: DHAHHL   |    Ean: 0844731036828   |    PartNumber: DHAHHL   |   Asin: B004C3WAI6

Dulcimer Accessory. Made by Roosebeck. This pair of heart shaped wooden dulcimer hammers are made from lacewood with rosewood accents. There are leather pads on one side. The approximate length is 8 1/2".

Features

Brand: Roosebeck   |   Manufacturer: Roosebeck

Item Dimensions: 7 x 6 x 6 inches (17.8 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.4 x 3 x 9.8 inches (1.0 x 7.6 x 24.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $18.24 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #11

ROOSEBECK GRACE MOUNTAIN DULCIMER 4-STRING VAULTED SPRUCE F-HOLES - WALNUT

 Ean: 0844731058585   |    PartNumber: DMGWS4   |   Asin: B07657PQ2Z

As one of our most recent additions to our Roosebeck Mountain Dulcimer line, this Grace model has many great features! Its vaulted fret board makes it lighter and as a result there is more soundboard vibration and excellent sound quality. It has an hour glass shape and its body, neck, nut, bridge and fret board are solid walnut. Its tail piece has a silver color and is shaped like a crown. The soundboard is spruce and has a charming walnut skirt design on both ends, as well as 4 of the classic f-hole openings. This model also features 4 mechanical geared right angle tuners with a 14:1 ratio and has 4 strings, including 2 melody strings, 1 middle string and 1 bass drone string. Many tunings will work, but we recommend the traditional DAD method to make it easy to pick up and play. The following accessories are included with item: pick, noter and owner's guide. No warranty on strings. It is recommended that you purchase a new string set as stings on instrument may need changing.

Features

  • Vaulted Fret Board For More Reactive Sound - Spruce Soundboard, Cream Colored, Straight Grained
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Brand: Roosebeck   |   Manufacturer: Roosebeck

Package Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.75 x 36.35 inches (13.2 x 22.2 x 92.3 cm)

Amazon Price: $157.13 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #12

ROOSEBECK GRACE MOUNTAIN DULCIMER 4-STRING VAULTED SPRUCE KNOTWORK - WALNUT

 Ean: 0844731058592   |    PartNumber: DMGWS4K   |   Asin: B076BNZG83

As one of our most recent additions to our Roosebeck Mountain Dulcimer line, this Grace model has many great features! Its vaulted fret board makes it lighter and as a result there is more soundboard vibration and excellent sound quality. It has an hour glass shape and its body, neck, nut, bridge and fret board are solid walnut. Its tail piece has a silver color and is shaped like a crown. The soundboard is spruce and has a charming walnut skirt design on both ends, as well as 4 knotwork openings. This model also features 4 mechanical geared right angle tuners with a 14:1 ratio and has 4 strings, including 2 melody strings, 1 middle string and 1 bass drone string. Many tunings will work, but we recommend the traditional DAD method to make it easy to pick up and play. The following accessories are included with item: pick, noter and owner's guide.

SPECIAL NOTE ON STRINGS: There is no warranty on strings. Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Features:

Neck at Nut: 1.25 inches in width Neck at Body Joint: 1.25 inches in width Nut: 1.25 inches in width, made from walnut Scale Length: 25.5 inches Total length: 34" 4 tuning pegs/levers 18 Metal Frets (Including the 6 1/2 and 13 1/2 Frets Strings: 2-Melody, 1-Middle & 1-Bas Lovely Hour-Glass Shape Vaulted Fret Board For More Reactive Sound Spruce Soundboard, Cream Colored, Straight Grained Right Angle Tuners with 14:1 Ratio Stylish Celtic Knotwork Sound Holes Ship weight: 8 lbs Brand new

Features

Brand: Roosebeck   |   Manufacturer: Roosebeck

Package Dimensions: 5.25 x 9 x 36.25 inches (13.3 x 22.9 x 92.1 cm)

Amazon Price: $152.92 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #13

Applecreek Dulcimer Carry Bag

Model: App-6096   |   Asin: B0002IL3VK

Thick padded nylon bag with handle, strap and pocket. Designed specifically for the Applecreek dulcimers, this plush-lined case will protect yours for years to come! Applecreek Dulcimer Carry Bag Lark in the Morning Item Number DUL033C

Features

Brand: Apple Creek

Amazon Price: $59.00 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #14

Professional European Cherry Mountain Dulcimer w/ Case

 Ean: 0823951106078   |    PartNumber: LPD-ACD200K   |   Asin: B01F1HYDKE



Solid Cherry "Pro" Model. This dulcimer has the perfect combination of excellent quality and affordable pricing to fit virtually all musical applications. Our dulcimers range from the small body laminated spruce model, perfect for beginners, all the way up to our Solid cherry wood model like this one, suitable for the professional player. All Applecreek dulcimers are hand crafted in Europe and feature a 6 1/2 fret.

The extremely durable soft nylon case that comes with this dulcimer features an accessory pocket and shoulder strap. Can be carried with handle like a suitcase or over the shoulder like a backpack.

Features:

Lower Bout: 6 1/2"
Upper Bout: 3 1/4"
Hand crafted in Europe
Shipped insured
Brand new!

Features

  • Solid cherry wood back, sides & neck
  • Case Included
  • Total Length: 37
  • Body Depth: 2
  • Scale Length: 27
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Brand: LPD-ACD200K   |   Manufacturer: LPD-MUSIC

Amazon Price: $289.00 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #15

Dulcimer Hammers, Teardrop, Lacewood

Model: DHAHTL   |    Mpn: DHAHTL   |    Ean: 0844731036804   |    PartNumber: DHAHTL   |   Asin: B00CB59KPI

Dulcimer Accessory. Origin Country: Pakistan. Made by Mid-East. This pair of teardrop shaped wooden dulcimer hammers are made from lacewood with rosewood accents. There are leather pads on on one side. The approximate length is 8 1/2".

Features

Brand: Roosebeck   |   Manufacturer: Mid-East

Item Dimensions: 7 x 6 x 6 inches (17.8 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 1.3 x 8.25 inches (1.3 x 3.3 x 21.0 cm)

Amazon Price: $17.25 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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  #16

3-String Simplicity Dulcimer

Model: 8415362153   |   Asin: B0002MQJMO

The included "Meet the Friendly Dulcimer" manual describes the parts of a dulcimer, various tunings, how to hold and strum the dulcimer, fingerpicking techniques, and more. In the text, instructions are given for familiar songs as new techniques are introduced; learn favorites such as Down in the Valley, Frere Jacques, O Come Immanuel, and more.

Features

  • Pre-finished Simplicity dulcimer with extra-strong 275-lb. cardboard soundbox and wood fretboard.
  • Soundbox colors may vary.
  • Includes pick, noter, rainbag, extra strings, quick start instructions, and 28-page playing manual.
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Brand: Backyard Music

Item Dimensions: 9 x 35 x 3 inches (22.9 x 88.9 x 7.6 cm)   |   

Amazon Price: $68.00 | as of 08/23/2019(2:38pm pst)
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