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American Guitar, C.F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, 1940, Model OO-18

Auction:
2477
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$3,792$3,200

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

Description:

American Guitar, C.F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, 1940, Model OO-18, stamped CF MARTIN & CO, NAZARETH PA on the center strip, and OO-18, 74767 at the upper block, length of back 18 7/8 in., width of lower bout 14 1/2 in., with original case.
Estimate $2,500-4,000

Very good-excellent. Fingerboard wear in lower fret positions, minor surface scratches, finish abrasions at lower pick guard edge. Top bracing smaller dimension, earlier style. This may have been a special order guitar. Needs neck reset. Very clean, original chipboard case. One owner.

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C.F. Martin & Company, C. F. Martin & Company, Fret, Guitars, String instruments

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