1909 Wanamaker Style F Guitar

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This isĀ  a very rare guitar made by Martin for Wanamaker’s Department Store, which had branches in Philadelphia and New York. The Wanamaker store in Philadelphia started buying instruments from Martin in 1904. From 1907 to 1910 some guitars were also purchased for the New York branch. Wanamaker continued to buy Martin guitars, mandolins and […]

Martin Guitars

1892 Martin 2-20, Dated March 1892

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This guitar made before serial numbers were instituted but “3/92”, for March 1892, is written in pencil on the underside of the top near the soundhole. The guitar has three-strut fan bracing typical of the less expensive models Martin offered during this period. All Martin guitars from the period have back and sides of Brazialian […]