This Dodds and Claus guitar made in 1790 shows how innovative the American music scene has been for a very long time.


Unfortunately I think the piano action is missing.or at least I can't see it
The strings are single single paired paired paired and tripple. I could not see how the tuning was adjusted.


Just about the weirdest guitar I have ever seen.

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Nice headstock. Looks like it could be a bear to play. Now, who will be the first to try to CBG-replicate a similar instrument?

after you Grandpa...lol

Okay, Timothy. I'm tearing apart my kids' old Yamaha keyboard this afternoon. Stay tuned....but don't hold yer breath!

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