Martin Guitars

1935 Martin 0-17 Guitar, Serial Number 59229

Serial number 59229 was stamped on February 23, 1935 and cleared final inspection on May 8 that year.

The tuners are clipped plate Grover G-98 machines with rounded metal buttons.

Style 17 features:

Back and sides: Mahogany

Top: Mahogany

Purfling: Single white line

Binding: Mahogany (?)

Other period features:

Scalloped X-bracing

Rosewood fingerboard

Dot inlays

Rosewood straight bridge

Decal on front of the headstock

No C. F. Martin stamp on the back of the headstock

Style stamp

Pick guard

At the time of writing this guitar is available at Schoenberg Guitars (

Photos courtesy of Schoenberg Guitars

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