Thanks for pointing that out Dusty. I removed the 9 from the 8-1/2 fret.
Ron Gibson Kentucky Dulcimer with 1 1/2 fret for sale
Looks like a really nice dulcimer; I hope it finds a loving and appreciative home. I've played two Ron Gibson dulcimers, and both were exceptional.
At the risk of coming off like a dulcimer nerd, I feel obliged to point out that what you indicate as the 9th fret is actually the 8-1/2 fret, the octave of the 1-1/2 fret. Any time you see three consecutive skinny frets on a dulcimer, there is an extra fret involved.
Dusty T., Northern California
As a musician, you have to keep one foot back in the past and one foot forward into the future.
-- Dizzy Gillespie
I got this box dulcimer on July 20, 2023. It has 24 3/4" VSL with overall length of 29 5/8". The width is 1 1/2", box depth is 1", total depth is 1 3/4". Asking $350 plus shipping via USPS Ground Advantage. My zip code is 65708.
The previous owner described it as "Ron Gibson Mountain Dulcimer. #105521, Tennessee Music Box."
I thought I wanted the extra fret, but I'm having a hard time with it. Maybe later on when I have more experience. Here's a short of me playing.
updated by @dyannay: 08/18/23 06:33:15PM