Martin Guitars

1936 Martin D-18 Guitar, Serial Number 64676

Serial number 64676 was stamped on October 21, 1936 and cleared final inspection on December 31 that year.

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

Style 18 features:

Back and sides: Mahogany

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Lines

Binding: Black celluloid

Backstripe: None

Other period features:

Advanced X-bracing (scalloped)

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Steel T-bar neck reinforcement

1-3/4" neck width at nut

Tortoiseshell celluloid pick guard

Dot fingerboard inlays

Decal on front of headstock

No C. F. Martin stamp on back of headstock

Style stamp

Photos courtesy of Randy Bens


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