John Rawdon/Dolly Parton Dulcimer

David Bennett
10/29/20 05:11:52PM

The Dolly Parton dulcimer that was auctioned yesterday sold for $37,500. The instrument was made in 1980 by John Rawdon of "Dulcimers By JR" out of Newcomerstown, Ohio. The bling was added a couple years ago. Am wondering if anyone has any background info on this luthier?
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