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Sold‼️ C F Martin 00-18 Steel String Guitar, 1962

Sold‼️  C F Martin 00-18 Steel String Guitar, 1962

The C F Martin 00-18 steel string guitar has its origins in 1898, and was originally built with Rosewood back and sides until 1917, and braced for gut strings until 1923. It stayed in production until 1995, and was brought back online in 2016 with the occasional custom shop or signature model made available in the in-between time.In the form we’re most familiar with, the Martin 00-18 steel string guitar uses Martin’s smaller ’00’ sized body, using Sitka Spruce top and braces paired with Mahogany for the sides, back, 14-fret neck, and body blocks.

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Price: $4049 CAD

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‼️Reduced‼️ C F Martin D-76 Bicentennial Limited Edition #0940, 1976

‼️Reduced‼️ C F Martin D-76 Bicentennial Limited Edition #0940, 1976

The C F Martin D 76 Bicentennial Limited Edition guitar was built during 1975 and 1976 to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the founding of the United States of America. The first 200 D 76 Bicentennial models appeared during 1975, with another 1,976 completing the run during 1976. This model is based on the classic D body design, with an Adirondack Spruce top and sides, head plate and three-piece back of Indian Rosewood; the back sections have Herringbone separators. The neck is Mahogany, with Ebony for the fingerboard and bridge.

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Price: $3999.00 CAD
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Martin Style A Mandolin Natural, 1936

Martin Style A Mandolin Natural, 1936

The Martin Style A Mandolin had a long production run – from 1914 to 1995, and bridged the European and American approaches to mandolins at a time when mandolins were extraordinarily popular. Most European mandolin designs used a traditional bowl back with a folded or ‘bent’ top. In America, however, Orville Gibson merged arched top and back violin design principles with the mandolin layout for a dramatically different instrument. The new Gibson models delivered significantly higher volume and, not having round backs, were easier to hold and play.

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Price: $1150 CAD
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Martin 000 15M Mahogany Steel String Guitar

Martin 000 15M Mahogany Steel String Guitar

Built with a body and neck of Mahogany paired with Indian Rosewood for the fingerboard, bridge and head plate, the Martin 000 15M is a punchy, responsive guitar.  The Martin ’15’ series indicates that the trim level is fairly low, in particular there is no body or fingerboard binding, and the finish is satin.  Mahogany has long been used as an alternative wood for guitar and ukulele tops, and Martin has used it for nearly a century.

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C F Martin D28 Dreadnought Acoustic Brazilian Rosewood, 1969

C F Martin D28 Dreadnought Acoustic Brazilian Rosewood, 1969

ere we have a C F Martin D28, built in Nazareth, Pennsylvania in 1969. 1969 was officially the last year that Martin used Brazilian Rosewood for their Rosewood models, and in 1970 Indian Rosewood was in use. A few guitars were built with the dwindling stocks of Brazilian, eventually coming down to Brazilian being used for the center panel on the three-piece D-35 back. Brazilian Rosewood is used for the sides, back, and head plate.

Vintage
Price: $5500 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ C F Martin D28 Brazilian Rosewood, 1969

❌SOLD❌  C F Martin D28 Brazilian Rosewood, 1969

Here we have a C F Martin D28 with a beautiful set of Brazilian Rosewood for the sides and back, built during 1969 as one of the last production Martins with this wood. The Martin D28 was introduced in 1931 and has been in production since then. It has been a consistent favourite with performers and appeared on countless stages and recordings. This model features a Spruce top paired with Rosewood for the back, sides and headplate – orignally Brazilian but after 1969 as embargoes were put in place, Indian Rosewood.

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Price: $4250 CAD

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