05-22-2016 05-22-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2892B Boston
May 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender
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C.F. Martin & Co. D-45 Acoustic Guitar, 1941

$27,060$22,000
Auction: Musical Instruments - 2892B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 22, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

C.F. Martin & Co. D-45 Acoustic Guitar, 1941, serial no 78631, with later case.
Estimate $30,000-40,000

top sanded down to roughly half original thickness, refinished, tuners, neck binding and dots replaced, probably original fingerboard, new bridge plate, x-brace failing at bridge plate, replaced bridge with crack, top splinted


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