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)
Binding: Whire celluloid
Backstripe: Zig-zag purfling pattern
Other period features:
Scalloped rear-X bracing
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