1938 Martin 000-28, Stunning Prewar Example!

Serial number 70461. This guitar has been professionally refinished and the neck has had the requisite reset and refret. The tuners are replacement 1960s Grover gears. In other aspects, it conforms to the typical specs of the model for the period: Adirondack spruce top with Herringbone edge trim, gorgeous Brazilian rosewood back, sides, and peghead veneer, mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard with slotted diamond inlays, ebony bridge, and nitrocellulose tortoiseshell grain pickguard.

In the world of vintage guitars, there are very few guitars that are as coveted and desirable as the Prewar Martins – a fine example of a Prewar 000-28!

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1947 Martin 000-28, EXC condition!

Serial number 101213. This guitar is in EXC condition. The neck has been reset and refretted and a new bridge has been installed by Gruhn Guitars. A strap button has been installed on the heel of the neck. In other respects, it conforms to the typical specifications of the model for the period in which it was made with Sitka spruce top, beautiful Brazilian rosewood back, sides, and peghead veneer, multiple bindings on the top and back edges of the body, mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays, Kluson Deluxe tuners, and nitrocellulose tortoiseshell grain pickguard.

Very nice playing and sounding vintage 000-28. Unmolested original with all repair/set-up work performed only by Gruhn Guitars – a keeper for sure!

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1947 Epiphone Broadway, Acoustic Archtop, 100% Original with OHSC, EXC+ Condition!

1947 Epiphone Broadway, Acoustic Archtop, all original with Lifton OHSC except for partial refret to 14th fret. The guitar is in EXC+ Condition with no cracks or repairs. Recently inspected and set-up by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Music, with action at 5/64 – Hi E and 6/64 – Low E at the 12th fret with plenty of bridge height to spare.

The Broadway was Epiphone’s comparable model to the Gibson L-7, but slightly larger as was the typical Epiphone relative profile: 17 3/8″ Wide and 3 5/16″ Deep. Features include block inlays, Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard, vine headstock inlay, bound tortoiseshell pickguard, carved Spruce top, carved Maple back & sides with nice flame on the back and Birdseye on the sides.

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1954 Martin D-28

Superb example of an older D-28, one-owner guitar with neck reset & minor cracks repaired at Elderly Music with full documentation, 100% original with OHSC, outrageous Brazilian wood on this one, and it’s a canon! Hey, didn’t Elvis play a ’54 D-28? Yes, I think he did!

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