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American Guitar, C.F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, 1902, Model 1-42

Auction:
2477
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2477
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 11, 2009 12:00PM

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American Guitar, C.F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, 1902, Model 1-42, stamped CF MARTIN & CO, NAZARETH PA on the center strip and at the back of the peghead, and CF MARTIN & CO, NAZARETH PA, 9467 at the upper block, length of back 18 7/8 in., width of lower bout 13 in., with later case.
Estimate $1,800-2,400

Repaired hairline lower back crack, approx. 7 in., repaired hairline bass side rib crack approx. 5 in., repaired hairline cracks to treble side rib approx. 9 and 5 inches. Replacement oversize ivory bridge, replacement oversize rosewood bridge plate. Initialed inside by Frank Martin. Top possibly French polished, other surfaces original.

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C.F. Martin & Company, Frank Martin, C. F. Martin & Company, Guitar, String instruments

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