Martin Guitars

1930 Martin OM-18 Guitar, Serial Number 44750

Serial number 44750 was stamped on November 13, 1930 and cleared final inspection on December 11 that year.

The current tuners are modern replacements but with the original white celluloid buttons. The original tuners would have been Grover #90 banjo pegs.

Style 18 features:

Back and sides: Mahogany

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Lines

Binding: Black celluloid

Other period features:

Scalloped X-bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Shallow saddle angle

Ebony neck reinforcement

1-3/4" neck width at nut

Tortoiseshell celluloid pick guard

Dot fingerboard inlays

No style stamp

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