1919 Martin 00-45 Guitar, Serial Number 14308

Serial number 14308 was stamped on October 31, 1919.

Style 45 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Abalone and lines on top, back and sides

Sound hole decoration: Abalone and lines

Binding: Ivory

Style 45 snowflake Japan pearl inlays

Style 45 abalone "flowerpot" headstock inlay

Style 45 backstripe purfling

Other period features:

Light scalloped X-bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony 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 8, 2019) this guitar is available at Schoenberg Guitars (

Photos courtesy of Schoenberg Guitars

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