Martin Guitars

1934 Martin 0-17, Serial Number 55754

Serial number 55754 was stamped on March 21, 1934 and cleared final inspection on May 28 that year.

This guitar has the ebony neck reinforcement, bar frets and a Brazilian rosewood straight bridge.

The tuners are similar to Grover G-98 clipped plate tuners but with black celluloid instead of metal buttons. These may be Grover G-99T tuners.

The “C. F. MARTIN & CO/NAZARETH, PA” stamp is missing from the back of the headstock.

Back and sides: Mahogany

Top: Mahogany

Photos courtesy of Folkway Music.

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