Martin Guitars

1932 Martin 00-21 Guitar, Serial Number 52200

Serial number 52200 was stamped on November 9, 1932 and cleared final inspection on May 8, 1933.

A total of fifty 00-21 guitars were "stamped" in 1932.

Style 21 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Lines

Binding: Brazilian rosewood

Herringbone sound hole ring

Backstripe: Herringbone

Other period features:

Scalloped X-bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Ebony neck reinforcement

1-3/4" neck width at nut

Tortoiseshell celluloid pick guard

Slotted square pearl fingerboard inlays

C. F. Martin stamp on back of headstock

Style stamp

Photos courtesy of Steve Swan Guitars

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