Serial number 11219 was stamped on January 11, 1911 and was shipped t0 Eilere Music House in Seattle WA on December 15, 1911.
The tuners are German silver Handel machines with inlaid ivory buttons.
Style 42 features:
Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood
Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)
Purfling: Abalone and lines on top and around fingerboard extension
Sound hole decoration: Abalone and lines
Style 42 snowflake inlays of Japan pearl
Style 45 backstripe purfling
Other period features:
Two piece neck (neck and headstock) made of Cuban cedar
Light scalloped X-bracing
Ivory pyramid bridge
C. F. Martin & Co. stamp on the back of the headstock
No style stamp
No pick guard
At the time of writing (April 10, 2019) this guitar is available at Schoenberg Guitars (http://www.om28.com/ProductDetail?product=P190221001)
Photos courtesy of Schoenberg Guitars
The Martin 1911 00-42. Just a beautiful piece of art! I imagine the tone must be incredibly as beautiful as the guitar itself. Thank you for sharing.
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This guitar is still available for sale at Schoenberg Guitars.