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Description

Here we have a great 1937 Martin c-1 arch top converted to 000-18 style flat top guitar
The conversion was done by Joel whitehead.

procedures performed on the guitar

new AAA Adirondack top
Adirondack forward shifted x bracing pattern dimension of bracing w 1/4''
tone bars 1/4''as well
new ebony bridge
celluloid tortoise tear drop pickguard
bone saddle
nut with is 1.764'' with from e to e is 2.340''
scale length is 25.5''
Top and bracing were constructed with Aliphatic resin emulsion glue
re-fret with nickel silver 0.078''-0.050'' crown dimension
sides and back have been over sprayed with light aging to top to mach rest of the guitar. back has numerous back cracks that are old repairs and look to have held thought the years

The guitar still dose obtain it original neck finger board and mahogany
sides and back as well as grover tuners and front and end block with bracing. center strip still obtains its Martin stamp and serial number as you will notice from the photos that I have provide. The guitar dose have lots of nicks chip scrapes and superficial blemishes all over as you will also notice. The guitar come with its original hard case please feel free to ask any other question you might have

Antique fretted instruments.

Antique fretted instruments.

1937
Martin`
Good
Original Hard
Antique fretted instruments.
Joel Whitehead
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