Cumbus Standard with Gig Bag 12-String 34-Inch - Dark Neck

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Item #: CMBS-DB
MSRP: $339.00
Your Price: $305.10
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Standard Cümbü? with Soft Case, 34 inches in length, 12 Strings and Dark colored neck.

This is the most traditional design, with NO FRETS on the neck. There are six courses of 2 strings each. Color of neck can vary from photo. Color of head stock may vary.

Please Note: The color of the finger boards vary.

The Cümbü? 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 Cümbü?, pronounced joom-bush. Cümbü? is Turkish for revelry, just the mood this instrument inspires. Our Cümbü? are imported from the Family shop of Zeynel Abidin on Ataturk Bulvar in Istanbul. The Standard Cümbü? is tuned like the Turkish Oud and one step higher than the Arabic Oud. Almost any Oud tuning can be used. Try ABEadg or DEADGC