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Cumbus Saz Short Neck, 6-Strings
Cumbus Saz Short Neck, 6-Strings


 
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List Price: $319.00
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This Cumbus Saz Short Neck has a body created from spun aluminum and its neck and bridge are wood. The sound board is a synthetic drum head. It is 35.5 inches long, 10 inches wide and 6.25 inches deep. It has 6 geared tuning pegs/levers and 6 metal strings; one of which is wound, in 3 courses..The Cumbus is a relatively young instrument. It was developed in Istanbul in the early 1900's. The inventor, Zeynel became known as Zeynel Abidin Bey. The famous Ataturk Mustafa Kemal, Turkey's first president, dubbed it Cumbus, pronounced joom-bush. Cumbus is Turkish for revelry, just the mood this instrument inspires. Our Cumbus are imported from the Family shop of Zeynel Abidin on Ataturk Bulvar in Istanbul. Nylon Gig Bag & Extra String Set Included. Free Shipping.

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