Martin Guitars

1930 Martin 0-28T Guitar, Serial Number 41999

Serial number 41999 was stamped on March 28, 1930 and cleared final inspection on April 15 that year. It is from the first batch of four 0-28T guitars made.

The o-28T guitars were made in 1930 and 1931 with a total production of 70.

The tuners are Grover #90 banjo tuners.

Style 28 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Herringbone

Binding: Ivoroid

Backstripe: Zig-zag pattern

Other period features:

14-fret neck

Scalloped X-bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony straight bridge

Samll OM tortoiseshell pick guard

Slotted diamond and square fingerboard inlays

C. F. Martin stamp on back of headstock

No style stamp

Photos courtesy of Players Vintage Instruments

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