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Martin Guitars

MARTIN 00-18 (1962) 13 Photos
VGC+, double bound 00 body, newer spruce top, fan bracing, mahogany back, sides and (14 fret) neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, (original) Brazilian rosewood bridge, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, Grover open gear tuners, some areas of overspray, sold AS-IS (needs neck reset, new nut, strings, set up, etc.), 1-11/16" nut, 24.9" scale, with SSC (SN:183710)
10U-6655 $1,450.00 buy

MARTIN 00-18V (2003) 15 Photos
EC except small area of flawed finish by endpin, double bound 00 body, spruce top, scalloped bracing, mahogany back, sides and 14-fret neck (modified V-shape), ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, ebony bridge with long saddle, tortoise plastic pickguard and body binding, rosewood headstock overlay, Waverly vintage style open geared tuners with butterbean buttons installed, 1-3/4" nut, 24.9" scale, with Geib style OHSC (SN:967176)
10U-6705 on hold...$2,000.00

MARTIN 00-18V (2011) 14 Photos
EC, double bound 00 body, spruce top, scalloped bracing, mahogany back, sides and 14 fret neck (modified V-shape), ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, ebony bridge with long saddle, tortoise plastic pickguard and body binding, rosewood headstock overlay, Martin vintage style open geared tuners with butterbean buttons, 1-3/4" nut, 24.9" scale, with Geib style OHSC, on consignment (SN:1494273)
10U-6654 $2,100.00 buy

MARTIN 00-21 KINGSTON TRIO LIMITED EDITION (2007) 14 Photos
EC, #30 of 100 guitars celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Kingston Trio, this model is inspired by the 00-21 played by Trio member Dave Guard, gloss finish (including neck), 00-size 12-fret body of Indian rosewood with Italian Alpine spruce top, scalloped braces, tortoise plastic binding, layered black/white top trim and 28-style rosette, ebony bridge with long drop-in saddle, tortoise plastic pickguard, modified V-shape mahogany neck, square-slotted peghead, small old-style decal on rosewood headstock overlay, Waverly-Sloane 3-on-plate brass gears with ivoroid buttons, ebony fretboard with short inlay pattern of slotted squares, bone nut and saddle, inside label signed by C. F. Martin IV and Trio mainstay Bob Shane, second label in memory of Dave Guard, 1-7/8" nut width, 24.9" scale, on consignment, with OHSC (cabernet lining) (SN:1248056)
10U-6736 $3,200.00 buy

MARTIN 000-18 (1926) 14 Photos
VGC, spruce top (one repaired crack below bridge), mahogany back and sides, rosewood-bound body with w-b-w-b top purfling, body lightly oversprayed, 12 fret mahogany neck (previously reset), ebony fingerboard with dot inlays (fretboard extension shimmed), 20 bar frets, slotted headstock with Brazilian rosewood overlay, 3-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons, reproduction ebony pyramid bridge, replacement bridge plate, small hole drilled near endpin, 1-7/8" replacement nut, 25.4" scale, great sound, on consignment, with modern arched-lid HSC (green lining) (SN:24391)
10U-5911 $10,000.00 buy

MARTIN 000-18 (1941) 14 Photos
VGC+, 000 size, spruce top, mahogany back and sides, back refinished, light overspray on top and sides, tortoise plastic-bound body, 14 fret mahogany neck recently reset in our shop, 20 fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay with logo decal, Grover tuners with butterbean buttons, tortoise plastic pickguard, one small repaired pickguard crack and one well repaired back crack, replacement bridge made and installed in our shop, 1-11/16" nut, 24.9" scale, very fine sound, on consignment with oversized Calton case (blue lining) (SN:79916)
10U-6647 $6,900.00 buy

MARTIN 000-21 (1950) 14 Photos
EC- except 2 repaired pickguard cracks, back, sides and neck have been oversprayed, double bound 000 body, spruce top, Brazilian rosewood sides and back, 14 fret mahogany neck has been reset, Brazilian rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, Brazilian rosewood bridge, tortoise plastic pickguard, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, newer vintage style Deluxe tuners installed, plays great and sounds big and warm, 1-11/16" nut, 24.9" scale, with period SSC, on consignment (SN:117344)
10U-6343 $7,000.00 buy

MARTIN 000-28 (1929) 13 Photos
VG-EC except 1 repaired top crack (under fretboard extension), double bound 000 body, spruce top, herringbone trim, attractive Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 12 fret mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, slotted diamond inlays, 20 frets, new (proper) ebony pyramid bridge (original bridge is included), slotted headstock features rosewood overlay, 3-on-a-plate tuners, several plugged holes by end pin (evidence that the guitar had a tailpiece installed at some point), looks cool and has a HUGE sound, newer 1-7/8" nut, 25.4" scale, with OHSC, on consignment (SN:38939)
10U-6714 $32,000.00 buy

MARTIN 000-28 (1944) 20 Photos
EC- except 1 repaired top crack, what a guitar, double bound 000 body, spruce top, scalloped braces, herringbone top trim, multi ring rosette, nice looking Brazilian rosewood sides and back, 14 fret mahogany neck (just reset by our shop), ebony fretboard, slotted diamond inlays, 20 frets, original ebony bridge, tortoise plastic pickguard, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, open gear tuners with white plastic buttons, there is a slight shadow on the top and a small screw hole by the endpin from a tailpiece that was installed (a long time ago) and removed (again, some time ago), plays great and sounds big and warm, 1-11/16" nut, 24.9" scale, with OHSC (black with green lining, new grip) (SN:87968)
10U-6696 $22,000.00 buy

MARTIN 000-28 GOLDEN ERA (1996) 13 Photos
EC, 1996 Limited Edition this is #75 built, double bound 000 body, spruce top, forward shifted X brace, scalloped bracing, nice looking rosewood back and sides, 12 fret mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, slotted diamond inlays, 20 frets, ebony pyramid bridge, slotted headstock features rosewood overlay, Waverly open gear tuners, label signed by C.F. Martin IV, BIG sound, 1-27/32" nut, 25.4" scale, with Geib style OHSC, on consignment (SN:575292)
10U-6749 $3,500.00 buy

MARTIN 000-42 (2013) 14 Photos
EC, double bound 000 body, spruce top, scalloped braces, abalone top trim and rosette, nice looking rosewood back and sides, 14 fret mahogany neck, bound ebony fretboard, 45 style snowflake inlay pattern, 20 frets, ebony bridge, compensated saddle, tortoise plastic pickguard, bound headstock features rosewood overlay with 45 style logo inlay, Martin vintage style open gear tuners, nice warm sound, 1-3/4" nut, 24.9" scale, on consignment, with Geib style OHSC (cabernet lining) (SN:1676388)
10U-6758 $4,000.00 buy

MARTIN 1-21 (c.1895) 11 Photos
VGC+ except needs work (clean, glue and cleat 3 side cracks, glue 6 back cracks, replue loose binding, reglue bridge, reset neck, dress frets, repair or replace bridge pins, setup, etc. - sold AS-IS), 12-1/2" lower bout, natural finish, X-braced spruce top with quite a bit of pick wear and some bellying behind bridge, Brazilian rosewood back (6 cracks) and sides (1 bass side crack near waist and 2 lower bout treble side cracks), 12 fret mahogany neck with slotted headstock (square slots), 18 fret ebony fingerboard, 1-7/8" nut width, 24-3/4" scale, ebony pyramid bridge, rosewood-bound body, herringbone rosette, old replacement 3-on-a-plate tuners with ivoroid buttons, NO CASE
10U-6754 $2,200.00 buy

MARTIN CUSTOM D-18 (2013) 14 Photos
EC, double bound D body, premium Adirondack top, forward shifted X, Golden Era bracing, nice looking flame mahogany back and sides, 14 fret mahogany neck (Performing Artist profile), ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, ebony bridge, long saddle, tortoise plastic pickguard, rosewood headstock overlay, Waverly open gear tuners, quite a guitar built by the Martin Custon Shop, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, with OHSC, on consignment (SN:1708725)
10U-6767 $2,750.00 buy

MARTIN CUSTOM OM-28 (1989) 14 Photos
EC-, lots of weather checking, double bound 000 body, spruce top, scalloped braces, rosewood back and sides, 14 fret mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, ebony bridge, tortoise plastic plastic pickguard, rosewood headstock overlay, Martin modern tuners, .Fishman Matrix Infinity pickup / preamp system, cool looks and sound, Martin Custom Shop 10th Anniversary label sicgned by C.F. Martin IV, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, with thermoplastic OHSC (SN:484075)
10U-6678 $2,000.00 buy

MARTIN D-16 ADIRONDACK (2011) 14 Photos
EC, gloss finish, double bound D body, Adirondack spruce top, hybrid scalloped bracing pattern, mahogany back, sides and (modified V shape) 14 fret neck, ebony fretboard, (old 18 style) dot inlay pattern, 20 frets, ebony bridge, compensated saddle, tortoise plastic pickguard, rosewood headstock overlay, Martin modern tuners, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, with flat lid OHSC (SN:1505783)
10U-6775 $1,585.00 buy

MARTIN D-18 (1944) 14 Photos
VGC+, we are told this guitar was once owned by musician David Grisman, double bound D body, spruce top (one repaired crack), X brace is 1-3/4" from soundhole, scalloped braces, mahogany back and sides, plugged strap button hole on back and plugged jack hole on treble side lower bout near endpin (both areas have finish touch-up), 14 fret mahogany neck (sunburst finish at heel obscures well repaired crack), neck previously reset, ebony fretboard (planed and refretted), dot inlay pattern, 20 frets, ebony bridge, bridgeplate replaced, tortoise plastic pickguard and body binding, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, open gear tuners with white buttons, 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, fine sound, on consignment, with nice Ameritage HSC - price reduced (SN:87388)
10U-6453 $10,000.00 buy

MARTIN D-18 (1957) 14 Photos
VG-EC except for a repaired pickguard crack, a splined center seam and a few small side cracks, natural finish, Adirondack spruce top (confirmed in Martin's records) with light overspray, mahogany back and sides, double tortoise plastic-bound body, 14 fret mahogany neck, 20 fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, Kluson Deluxe tuners, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, tortoise plastic pickguard, replacement Brazilian rosewood bridge, neck reset by our shop, 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, nice sound, with newer tweed HSC (red lining) (SN:154555)
10U-6539 $5,800.00 buy

MARTIN D-18 (1971) 14 Photos
VG-EC except several repaired side cracks, double bound D body, spruce top, mahogany back sides and (14 fret) neck, rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, rosewood bridge, replacement black pickguard, rosewood headstock overlay, Grover Rotomatic tuners, several areas on back and sides have been oversprayed, good sound, 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, with OHSC, on consignment (SN:287330)
10U-6661 $1,800.00 buy

MARTIN D-18 (1975) 14 Photos
EC-, double bound D body, spruce top, mahogany back and sides, mahogany neck has been reset (pro work), rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets (pro refret), rosewood bridge, replacement black pickguard, rosewood headstock overlay, Grover Rotomatic tuners, new 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, with thermoplastic OHSC, on consignment (SN:368456)
10U-6717 $2,300.00 buy

MARTIN D-18GE CUSTOM (2010) 14 Photos
EC, Special Edition based on a 1934 D-18, double bound D body, Adirondack (red) spruce top with 1933 Amber Tone finish, scalloped bracing, forward shifted X-brace, mahogany back and sides with internal cloth reinforcement strips on sides, 14 fret modified V shaped mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, abalone dot inlays, 20 frets, ebony bridge, Tortis pickguard, rosewood peghead overlay with old style decal logo, Waverly open gear tuners, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, on consignment, with Geib style OHSC (cabernet lining) - price reduced (SN:1429119)
10U-6724 $2,400.00 buy

MARTIN D-28 (1946) 14 Photos
VG-EC, this is a very nice player's grade instrument that has had some extensive (but well done) repair work, instrument completely refinished, replacement white-bound spruce top with sunburst finish and herringbone top trim (repaired crack below bridge), Brazilian rosewood wood back and sides, a few well repaired back cracks with cleats / patches, non-original 14 fret mahogany neck (not made by Martin), replacement 20 fret ebony fingerboard, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, newer Martin openback tuners, small repaired crack at low E tuner, new ebony bridge and tortoise plastic pickguard, 1-3/4" nut, 25.4" scale, very fine sound, on consignment, with newer HSC (black lining) (SN:95005)
10U-6370 $11,000.00 buy

MARTIN D-28 (1967) 14 Photos
EC, top and back have been refinished, rest of instrument has been oversprayed (all good looking pro work), double bound D body, spruce top, nice looking Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 14 fret mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets (pro refret), new ebony bridge and black pickguard installed, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, Grover Rotomatic tuners, great sound, newer 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, with newer HSC, on consignment (SN:225521)
10U-6733 $6,000.00 buy

MARTIN D-28 (1969) 14 Photos
EC except for one well repaired side crack (bass side) and one back crack near center seam, 15-3/4" lower bout, natural finish, spruce top, nice looking Brazilian rosewood back and sides, white-bound body with b-w-b-w-b top purfling and b-w back purfling, 14 fret mahogany neck (some finish wear in 1st position), 20 fret ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, Grover Rotomatic tuners, replacement black pickguard, ebony bridge (original bridge plate repaired), 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, very nice sound, on consignment, with newer HSC, Price Reduced (SN:250113)
10U-6628 $5,950.00 buy

MARTIN D-28 (1969) 14 Photos
EC- except repaired pickguard crack, double bound D body, spruce top, 3 ring rosette, nice looking Brazilian rosewood back and sides, 14 fret mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, ebony bridge, newer black pickguard, Brazilian rosewood headstock overlay, Grover Rotomatic tuners, nice 1 owner guitar, 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, with newer Martin thermoplastic HSC, on consignment (SN:243782)
10U-6752 $6,500.00 buy

MARTIN DC-15E (1999) 15 Photos
EC, acoustic-electric, natural satin finish, all (solid) mahogany D body, soft cutaway, herringbone (decal) rosette, 14 fret mahogany neck, rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, rosewood bridge, tortoise plastic pickguard, rosewood headstock overlay, Martin modern tuners, Fishman System 1 pickup / preamp system, 1-11/16" nut, 25.4' scale, with flat lid OHSC, on consignment (SN:714729)
10U-6744 $950.00 buy

MARTIN DX 175TH ANNIVERSARY MODEL (2008) 13 Photos
EC-, D body, HPL top has graphic by artist Robert F. Goetzl showing C.F. Martin Sr., the Martin factory and early Martin guitars, the back and sides are Indian rosewood pattern HPL, modified low oval multi-lam neck, rosewood fretboard, side dot markers, rosewood bridge, compensated saddle, rosewood headstock overlay, black enclosed tuning gears, built in the USA, sold AS-IS (needs bridge reglue, strings, minor set up, etc.), 1-11/16" nut, 25.4" scale, with OHSC (SN:1293086)
10U-6644 $450.00 buy

MARTIN EMPLOYEE 00-28/30 (c.1929-32) 14 Photos
VG-EC, Martin employee made 00-size, 14-1/4" lower bout, spruce top with X-brace positioned 1-1/4" under the soundhole, scalloped braces, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, zipper backstrip, ivoroid bound body with herringbone purfling, V-shaped mahogany neck meets the body at 12th fret, ebony fingerboard with unique slotted diamond and dot inlays, slotted headstock with rosewood overlay, modern Waverly tuners with ivoroid buttons, replacement ebony pyramid bridge, abalone soundhole rosette, some touchup of top finish, back and sides are refinished, 5 repaired back cracks (one splined) are hard to see under the new finish, neck heel repaired and finish touched up, really fine sound!!! new bone nut, 1-7/8" nut width, ~24-7/8" scale, employee-made Martin guitars are quite rare and often unique (as is this one), as each employee was allowed to make (with or without the assistance of their co-workers) a guitar for themselves, no Martin logos or serial numbers were allowed on the instrument, on consignment, with recent Martin/Geib HSC (green lining), price reduced
10U-5441 $15,000.00 buy

MARTIN HD-18JB JIMMY BUFFETT SIGNATURE MODEL (1998) 14 Photos
EC, spruce top with aging toner, mahogany back and sides, abalone palm tree peghead inlay, ebony fretboard with snowflake inlays and Buffett's signature inlaid at 20th fret, scalloped bracing, high X-brace, herringbone top trim and backstripe, ivoroid-bound top, ivoroid-b-w-bound back, b-w side trim, multiple b-w-b soundhole rosette with larger abalone trim in center, tortoise plastic pickguard, Martin chrome open-back butterbean tuners, black bridge pins with abalone dots, 1998 Limited Edition (#76 of 424), label signed by Buffett and C.F. Martin IV, with somewhat stained tweed covered Geib-style OHSC, on consignment (SN:647063)
10U-6704 $5,000.00 buy

MARTIN OMC-16RE AURA (2008) 15 Photos
EC, acoustic-electric, double bound 000 body, rounded cutaway, gloss finish, spruce top, hybrid pattern scalloped braces, blue paua rosette, rosewood back and sides, 14-fret mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 20 frets, ebony bridge, small tortoise plastic pickguard, Martin diecast tuners, factory Fishman pickup and Aura preamp / sound imaging system, 1-25/32" nut, 25.4" scale, on consignment, with flat lid OHSC (green lining) (SN:1284849)
10U-6766 $1,550.00 buy



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