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Martin, 2-16, Guitar, c.1850

$3,500.00

SKU 30392 Categories ,

the neck block is stamped: C.F.MARTIN/NEW YORK, as is the back center brace, it has an X-braced spruce top, mahogany back and sides, simple back center strip and no back binding, small ebony pyramid bridge; ebony fingerboard with bar frets; ebonized neck with 12 frets to the body, with cone heel and large solid tapered headstock with ivory pegs; it is original in all of its parts but has various cracks poorly restored and it was long ago refinished; measurements: LOB 18-5/16″, LB 12-3/16″, CB 7″, UB 8-5/8″;; depth of lower bout 4″, depth of upper bout 3-1/4″; Overall L 36-5/8″; scale 24-3/8″