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

2 thoughts on “1949 Martin 0-18 Guitar, Serial Number 111404

    1. Sorry, this isn’t a dealer website. This guitar was once available at Steve Swan Guitars but has been sold. Steve has been kind enough to let me use his photos to make an entry so that others can see the details of the guitar.

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