Martin Guitars

1949 Martin 0-18 Guitar, Serial Number 111404

Serial number 111404 was stamped on September 7, 1949 and cleared final inspection on October 28 that year.

The tuners are Kluson 210 machines with rounded metal buttons.

Style 18 features:

Back and sides: Mahogany

Top: Sitka spruce

Purfling: Lines

Binding: Black celluloid

No backstripe

Other period features:

Straight X-bracing

Rosewood fingerboard

Rosewood belly bridge

Steel T-bar neck reinforcement

1-11/16" 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 Steve Swan Guitars

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