June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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1944 MARTIN 000-18 NATURAL ACOUSTIC GUITAR, serial number 87917, six string, spruce top with faux tortoise shell pickguard, inlaid rosette and edges, mahogany sides and back, faux tortoise shell body bindings, mahogany neck and rosewood fretboard with mother-of-pearl fret markers, headstock featuring gilt "CFMartin & Co. / Est. 1833" decal. Together with a later Martin hard-shell case, including key. Two pieces total.

Condition: Very good visual condition with expected usage wear and surface scratches, some craquelure to finish on body, refurbished to player grade having replaced bridge with original included in case, repaired cracks to top and back, case with wear and other imperfections.

Circa : 1944.

Item Dimensions: 39" LOA, 15 1/8" WOA.

Provenance : From a private West Townsend, MA collection.

Estimate : 1000 - 2000

Attribution : C.F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $9,920.00
Estimate: $1,000.00 - $2,000.00
Number Bids:12