Serial number 134066 was stamped on December 4, 1953 and cleared final inspection on February 26, 1954.
The tuners are Waverly 5038D machines with rounded metal buttons.
Style 18 features:
Back and sides: Mahogany
Top: Red spruce (Vermont)
Binding: Tortoiseshell celluloid
Other period features:
Brazilian rosewood fingerboard
Brazilian 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
Photos courtesy of Steve Swan Guitars.