Martin Guitars

1930 Martin OM-28 Guitar, Serial Number 44124

Serial number 44124 was stamped on September 26, 1930 and cleared final inspection on November 22 that year.

The tuners are Grover #89 Deluxe banjo pegs.

Style 28 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Herringbone

Binding: White ivoroid

Backstripe: Zig-zag pattern

Other period features:

Scalloped X-bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Ebony neck reinforcement

Nickel silver bar frets

1-3/4" neck width at nut

Small tortoiseshell celluloid pick guard

Slotted diamond and square fingerboard inlays

C. F. Martin stamp on back of headstock

No style stamp

Photos courtesy of Schoenberg Guitars

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