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American Guitar, C.F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, 1937, Model OOO-18

Auction:
2477
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

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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, 1937, Model OOO-18, stamped CF MARTIN & CO, NAZARETH PA on the center strip, and OOO-18, 68368 at the upper block, length of back 19 3/8 in., width of lower bout 15 3/16 in., with later case.
Estimate $11,000-13,000

Belt buckle wear and abrasions to back, hairline fracture at lower edge of back approx. 3 in., various abrasions and pick wear to top, puncture in lower bass side, hairline cracks to lower side near end pin, hairline fracture, upper treble side, approx. 2 in., original bridge has fracture, has been lowered to 1/4 in., original bridge plate wll need repair, hairline fractures (<2 in.) in top at lower bass bout, original finish, original tuners, later case.

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C.F. Martin & Company, C. F. Martin & Company, Guitar, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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