June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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1890S MARTIN 1-21 NATURAL PARLOR ACOUSTIC GUITAR, without serial number, six string, spruce top with herringbone inlaid rosette, Brazilian rosewood sides and back with inlaid herringbone purfling, mahogany neck and ebony fretboard with mother-of-pearl fret markers, slotted headstock with faint mark to back, marked "C.F. MARTIN & Co / NEW YORK" to back brace and neck block. Together with a later hard-shell case. Two pieces total.

Condition: Very good restored condition with several repairs, expected usage wear and surface scratches, bridge lifting and separating from soundboard, case with some wear, and other imperfections.

Circa : Circa 1892.

Item Dimensions: 37" LOA, 12 5/8" WOA.

Provenance : From a private West Townsend, MA collection.

Estimate : 1000 - 1500

Attribution : C.F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,860.00
Estimate: $1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Number Bids:12