Archive for the ‘ Martin Acoustic (vintage, used) ’ Category

2004 Martin OM-40 Rory Block (consignment) SOLD

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Martin OM-40 Rory Block 2004 inlay set

This is very nice – a 2004 Martin OM-40 Rory Block in great shape. Aside from the basic fact that the OM guitar design works so well from tonal and playability perspectives, this guitar is very attractive and has an unusual ‘Road’ themed inlay pattern!

2007 Martin 00-42K2 Robbie Robertson (consignment) SOLD

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Martin 00-42K2 Robbie Robertson 2007 label

The first of the run, a 2007 Martin 00-42K2 Robbie Robertson in pristine condition. This is number one of one hundred built, and it’s a spectacular instrument, visually and tonally.

2011 Martin OM-28 Custom Twelfth Fret 35th Anniversary (consignment)

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Martin OM-28 Custom Twelfth Fret 35th Anniversary 2011 top

For The Twelfth Fret’s 35th anniversary in 2011,we commissioned a number of instruments including this Martin OM-28 Custom. Featuring a spruce top and Indian Rosewood back and sides, with herringbone binding on the top and ‘zipper’ back strip, this guitar is in very good condition.

2012 Martin HD-28 MP Madagascar Rosewood Dreadnought (consignment) SOLD

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
martin-hd28-mp-pickguard-1

Here we have a lightly-used 2012 Martin HD-28 MP Madagascar rosewood dreadnought guitar. This wonderful instrument uses Madagascar rosewood, which has many of the visual and tonal qualities of Brazilian, but isn’t endangered.

1932 Martin OM-18 Sunburst (consignment)

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Martin OM-18 Sunburst 1932 top

This is a rare 1932 Martin OM-18 Sunburst. During 1932, the C. F. Martin guitar company produced 3,000 instruments in total. The OM-18 features the Orchestra Model body, with a tighter waist and slightly narrower bouts than the Dreadnought design. It’s also sometimes known as the 000 size.

1977 Martin M-38 SOLD

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Martin M-38 1977 top

This 1977 Martin M-38 is from the second year of production. It’s in good shape with a few pick marks on the top upper treble bout, but otherwise no major dings or dents. It plays well and really sounds good.

1966 Martin D-21 (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Martin D-21 1966 top

This 1966 Martin D-21 was built just before Martin stopped using Brazilian rosewood in response to Brazil’s restrictions on the export of Brazilian Rosewood in lumber form. This, then, is one of the last Brazilian D-21s.

This example of the D-21 line is in good physical shape and good playing condition, and sonds quite good.

2011 Martin 0015M Steel String Acoustic Guitar SOLD

Sunday, February 9th, 2014
martin-0015m-2011-top-1

Here’s a near-perfect 2011 Martin 00-15M steel string acoustic guitar. The 00 body style is one of the earliest Martin designs,
dating to 1877 with a 12-fret neck and 1934 with the 14 fret neck.

1946 Martin D18 (consignment) Reduced

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
Martin D-18 1946 top

The D-18 is known for a brilliant tone with lots of attack and great separation between notes, which makes it very suitable for styles as diverse as bluegrass and solo fingerstyle

Martin D-18, 1936 (consignment) No longer Available

Friday, November 2nd, 2012
martin D-18 1936 top detail

This is a very interesting example of a Martin D-18 from 1936. It’s an infrequent event for 1930′s D series Martins to come up for sale, so it’s always a pleasure to get one in.