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GUEST,Songbob Mark Twain's 1835 Martin Guitar (24) RE: Mark Twain's 1835 Martin Guitar 30 Nov 11

Gut strings at the time, Nylgut now, I'm sure. And is 1835 right? I thought 1843 was the established founding date for Martin's factory. And most of those really early ones had the "Stauffer Scroll" headstock, though some didn't.

This is an example of three things:

Celebrity Owned

That's why it's priced at that price, and more power to the seller if he gets it.

By the way, some of those Martins from that era are killer guitars. I know this for a fact, since I have one on long-term loan. In fact, I think I'll dig it out and play it some tonight. It's in a closet, and shouldn't be.


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