Martin Guitars

1965 Martin 00-21NY Guitar, Serial Number 204925

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Serial number 204925 was stamped on September 28, 1965 and cleared final inspection on Novembr 22 that year. The tuners are Waverly G-13 (or possibly G-31) machines with white celluloid buttons. Style 21 features: Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood Top: Sitka spruce Purfling: Lines Binding: Tortoiseshell celluloid Backstripe: “Zipper” purfling pattern Other period features: Unscalloped […]

Martin Guitars

1919 Martin 0-45 Guitar, Serial Number 13602

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Serial number 13602 was stamped on April 8, 1919. It was shipped to Southern California Music Co. in Los Angeles CA on July 30, 1919, which explains the Southern California Music Co. metal plaque on the back of the headstock. Style 45 features: Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood Top: Red spruce (Adirondack) Purfling: Abalone and […]