Scheitholt ready to ship - Full-size German Style Hand-Made 8-string Scheitholt with on-board Fishman Presys Electric

Scheitholt ready to ship - Full-size German Style Hand-Made 8-string Scheitholt with on-board Fishman Presys Electric

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New, original design, 8-string Scheitholt. Ancestor to American Appalachian Dulcimer. Four strings fretted and four un-fretted drones. Accurate zither pin tuning with easy to use zither tuning wrench. Custom Celtic Knot rosette with two additional rosette sound holes. Beautiful Red Cedar sound-board, with figured gun-stock Walnut body. Smooth hand rubbed and polished professional finish.

Features Fishman Presys, dual-mic, on-board Electric with under-bridge bar-mic, interior audio mic, and controls to easily adjust sound options..

The body on the Full-size 3" deep, compared to the 2" body on the Midsize model.. While both models have the beautiful full, rich sound, the Full-size is designed to be more suited for table-top play. Overall length of 35.5".

Plays like a Mountain Dulcimer with additional drone strings. Attractive back supports for table-top playing. Solid construction with traditional techniques used to produce the highest quality sound.

Silk smooth walnut fret-board with standard 26 1/2" Variable String Length (VSL) with 6 1/2 fret included.

Comes with Accessory Kit valued at $50 containing Custom Padded Soft Case with handle and shoulder strap, Zither pin tuning wrench, Oak noter, pick, and users guide that contains instructions and easy to learn popular songs in tablature.

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Dimensions: (Fullsize)
Length - 35.5"
Width - 4-6"
Overall Height - 5", (includes .5" back support)


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Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery

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