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American Guitar, C.F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, 1946, Style 000-28

Auction:
2501
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$7,999$6,750

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2501
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 25, 2010 12:00PM

Description:

American Guitar, C.F. Martin & Company, Nazareth, 1946, Style 000-28, stamped 000-28, 97405 at the upper block, width of lower bout 15 3/16 in., with period Martin case.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Deep pick wear under strings and around soundhole. Bridge a later replacement. Tuners original. Large retouched area where extra pickguard was mounted for left handed playing. Neck joint appears to be original: there is a small bead of glue around joint, but this is normal. Height of heel cap is 7/8 in, (+ - 1/64"), which is normal spec.
Bridge plate is original.

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

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