Can anyone identify this maker?

Ron Curry
Ron Curry
@ron-curry
2 months ago
4 posts

I bet you’re correct. This instrument was a gift, and it sounds quite good . I may have a luthier friend add frets to make it a chromatic dulcimer.

John C. Knopf
John C. Knopf
@john-c-knopf
2 months ago
287 posts

Ron, it could have been built by a home hobbyist, not a renowned maker.  That seems more likely than a builder who is known by the dulcimer community.  The number listed is small, unlike a "known maker".

Ron Curry
Ron Curry
@ron-curry
2 months ago
4 posts

The writing in the sound hole appears to say George Gobele or George Zobele, I can’t decide which. A google search for both names turns up nothing. original

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