Martin Guitars

1942 Martin 000-28 Guitar, Serial Number 81120

Serial number 81120 was stamped on March 24, 1942 and cleared final inspection on October 22 that year.

The tuners are Waverly 5038N (nickel plated) machines with rounded metal buttons. These are sometimes referred to as "Yoda head" machines due to the shape of the ends of the backing plate.

Style 28 features:

Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood

Top: Red spruce (Adirondack)

Purfling: Herringbone

Binding: Whire celluloid

Backstripe: Zig-zag purfling pattern

Other period features:

Scalloped  rear-X bracing

Ebony fingerboard

Ebony belly bridge

Ebony neck reinforcement

1-11/16" neck width at nut

Tortoiseshell celluloid pick guard

Slotted diamond and square fingerboard inlays

Decal on front of headstock

No C. F. Martin stamp on back of headstock

Style stamp

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