Guitars

1926 Martin 000-18 Guitar, Serial Number 26709

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Serial number 26709 was stamped on October 2, 1926. The brass tuners are probably Waverly G-2 machines with white celluloid buttons. The ebony straight bridge is a replacement. Style 18 features: Back and sides: Mahogany Top: Red spruce (Adirondack) Purfling: Lines Binding: Rosewood Backstripe: Single line of rosewood purfling Other period features: 12 fret neck […]

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1919 Martin 00-45 Guitar, Serial Number 14308

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Serial number 14308 was stamped on October 31, 1919. Style 45 features: Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood Top: Red spruce (Adirondack) Purfling: Abalone and lines on top, back and sides Sound hole decoration: Abalone and lines Binding: Ivory Style 45 snowflake Japan pearl inlays Style 45 abalone “flowerpot” headstock inlay Style 45 backstripe purfling Other […]

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1900 Martin 00-30, Serial Number 8972

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Serial number 8972 is an uncommon 00-30 guitar. A total of 102 Martin 00-30 guitars were made between 1898 and 1921. This guitar was stamped some time in late 1900 and was shipped to A. J. Pommer, a Martin dealer in Sacramento CA, on March 21, 1901. Many of the 00-30 guitars made form 1899 […]