This is the JRS Concertmaster XR, featuring a VGD (Sitka Spruce over Mahogany).  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.


Features include:

  • 2/19/19/9 Bridge Configuration—4.5 octaves (Chromatic)
  • 17 lbs.
  • Asymmetrical Body (Vertical Treble Bridge, closer Bass Bridge)
  • Tapered Variable Gradient Density Soundboard
  • (Sitka Spruce over Mahogany)
  • Mexican Royal Ebony laminated End Rails
  • Solid Northern Rock Maple Pin Blocks
  • Solid Tulip Poplar Back
  • Katalox 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
  • Celtic Knot Rosette Design
  • Standard JRS Filigree Corner Scrolls
  • 18 Graduated String Gauges
  • Nitrocellulose Hand Rubbed Finish
  • Individually “Voiced”
  • Signed and Sealed Document of Origin and Authenticity


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


JRS "Royal Ebony" Concertmaster

SKU: 1029