Martin Guitars

1930 Martin OM-18 Guitar, Serial Number 44750

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Serial number 44750 was stamped on November 13, 1930 and cleared final inspection on December 11 that year. The original tuners would have been Grover #90 banjo pegs, these appear to be Grover #89 Deluxe banjo tuners. Style 18 features: Back and sides: Mahogany Top: Red spruce (Adirondack) Purfling: Lines Binding: Black celluloid Other period […]

Martin Guitars

1932 Martin 0-18K, Serial Number 50551

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Serial number 50551 was stamped on March 23, 1932 and cleared final inspection on August 5 that year. Some 0-18K guitars from the period were made for Hawaiian playing with a flat fingerboard and raised nut and saddle but this guitar was factory made for Spanish playing with a rounded fingerboard and normal nut and […]