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    Employee built Martin Style 20 mandolin. Very nicely made.  Added Fancy inlays on fingerboard. Sunburst top. With 1950's Martin HSC (green lining). VG-EC. On consignment.
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Employee built Martin Style 20 mandolin.
  • No SN
  • Stamped "5-1-50 / STYLE 20" on neck block
  • c.1950
  • VG-EC
  • Instrument appears oversprayed with clear lacquer
  • Sunburst spruce top with oval soundhole (usually natural)
  • Light brown transparent stain on highly figured maple back, sides and neck
  • Double cutaway body
  • U-shaped neck profile
  • Double cutaway teardrop body
  • Arched top and back
  • Flat ebony fingerboard, 20 frets
  • Fancy abalone snowflake, slotted diamond, slotted square, diamond and catseye inlays
  • Replacement ebony bridge
  • Brazilian rosewood peghead overlay 
  • Headstock features decorative cutout
  • 4-on-plate open gear tuners
  • Ivoroid-bound body
  • Black pickguard
  • Engraved clamshell tailpiece
  • 1-5/32" nut, ~13-1/8" scale
  • ~10-1/4" body width, ~1-7/8 body depth at tailpiece
  • With 1950's Bull;s Head OHSC (green lining)
  • On consignment

Martin Employee Style 20 (c.1950)

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SKU: 90U-210620

Regular price
$1,800 USD
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$1,800 USD
Employee built Martin Style 20 mandolin. Very nicely made.  Added Fancy inlays on fingerboard. Sunburst top. With 1950's Martin HSC (green lining). VG-EC. On consignment.
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Employee built Martin Style 20 mandolin.
  • No SN
  • Stamped "5-1-50 / STYLE 20" on neck block
  • c.1950
  • VG-EC
  • Instrument appears oversprayed with clear lacquer
  • Sunburst spruce top with oval soundhole (usually natural)
  • Light brown transparent stain on highly figured maple back, sides and neck
  • Double cutaway body
  • U-shaped neck profile
  • Double cutaway teardrop body
  • Arched top and back
  • Flat ebony fingerboard, 20 frets
  • Fancy abalone snowflake, slotted diamond, slotted square, diamond and catseye inlays
  • Replacement ebony bridge
  • Brazilian rosewood peghead overlay 
  • Headstock features decorative cutout
  • 4-on-plate open gear tuners
  • Ivoroid-bound body
  • Black pickguard
  • Engraved clamshell tailpiece
  • 1-5/32" nut, ~13-1/8" scale
  • ~10-1/4" body width, ~1-7/8 body depth at tailpiece
  • With 1950's Bull;s Head OHSC (green lining)
  • On consignment