Martin Guitars

1935 Martin 00-42 Guitar, Serial Number 60245

Serial number 60245 was stamped on June 26, 1935 and cleared final inspection on August 27 that year. It was shipped to Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. in New York on October 22, 1935.

The tuners are Grover G-97 machines with unseamed butterbean buttons.

Style 42 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Abalone

Binding: Ivoroid

Backstripe: Style 45

Other period features:

Scalloped X-bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Style 42 Japan pearl fingerboard inlays

Steel T-bar neck reinforcement


1-7/8" neck width at nut

Tortoiseshell celluloid pick guard

Decal on front of headstock

C. F. Martin stamp on back of headstock

Style stamp

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