Martin Guitars

1936 Martin D-18 Guitar, Serial Number 64676

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Serial number 64676 was stamped on October 21, 1936 and cleared final inspection on December 31 that year. The tuners are pointed plate G-98 machines with rounded metal buttons. Style 18 features: Back and sides: Mahogany Top: Red spruce (Adirondack) Purfling: Lines Binding: Black celluloid Backstripe: None Other period features: Advanced X-bracing (scalloped) Ebony fingerboard […]

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1936 Martin 000-18S, Serial Number 65086

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Serail number 65086 was stamped on December 16, 1936 and cleared final inspection on January 8, 1937. The special features of this guitar are the 12-fret body and the fact it was originally made for seven strings, with a banjo tuner mounted near the top of the headstock for the seventh string. The tuners are […]

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1936 Martin 000-28, Serial number 63489

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Serial number 63489 was stamped on June 9, 1936 and cleared final inspection on October 8, that year. As an earlier 14-fret 000-28 this guitar has advance-X bracing, distinctive herringbone purfling around the top and a zig-zag backstripe. The tuners are Grover G-98 pointed plate machines with smooth-edged butterbean buttons. Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood […]