|Serial Number||50023, built 1932|
|Pricing||$1699 with period cardboard case.|
|Neck||Mahogany neck with unbound rosewood fingerboard.|
|Frets||Original bar-type frets with very little wear.|
|Body||Arched, round-hole spruce top with X-bracing, bound mahogany back and sides. The top has had a seam repair, long ago, and the back has had a couple of crack repairs over the years.|
|Finish||Original nitrocellulose laquer finish, with some wear.|
|Hardware/electronics||Grover Patent planetary gears, rosewood bridge with bone saddle, original Martin-engraved tailpiece. Tortoise pickguard|
|Playability/Action||This instrument plays well and cleanly. Bar frets were discontinued not long after this time.|
|Case||Period cardboard type case included.|
|Comments||This Martin C-1T Tenor Guitar from 1932 is an interesting instrument in reasonable condition. The round-hole archtop design was very seldom used past the early 1930’s, and was replaced with F-holes on archtop instruments.|
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