This is the JRS Concertmaster XR, featuring a VGD (Mahogany over Sitka Spruce).  One of a kind.  This is for the serious, professional player and/or recording artist, who is looking for a hammered dulcimer with the purest tone and best tonal balance available today.


  • 2/19/19/9 Bridge Configuration—4.5 octaves (Chromatic)
  • 16 lbs., 6 oz.
  • Asymmetrical Body (Vertical Treble Bridge, closer Bass Bridge)
  • Tapered Variable Gradient Density Soundboard
  • (Mahogany over Sitka Spruce)
  • Figured African Bubinga End Rails
  • Solid Northern Rock Maple Pin Blocks
  • Solid Tulip Poplar Back
  • Bolivian Rosewood Bridges inlaid with Curly Maple and Purpleheart Position Markers
  • Triple Spline Finger Joints at Bass Chamber
  • Double Spline Finger Joints at Treble Chamber
  • Tapered Pin Blocks
  • Solid Tulip Poplar Lateral Structural Bracing
  • Solid Brazilian Cherry Soundboard Support/Tone Truss
  • Solid Sitka Spruce Soundboard Struts
  • Signature JRS Double Rosette Design
  • Standard JRS Corner Scrolls
  • 18 Graduated String Gauges
  • Nitrocellulose Hand Rubbed Finish
  • Individually “Voiced”
  • Signed and Sealed Document of Origin and Authenticity


Price: $5480

(Includes Tuning and String Gauge Chart, Star Tip “T” Handle Tuning Wrench, Battery Powered Digital Chromatic Tuner, JRS Hammers, String Polishing Cake)

Case: $215


Damper System and Internal Stereo Pick-up available upon request.

JRS Concertmaster XR - Mahogany