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Annotated Checklist of
Guitars, Mandolins, and Ukuleles by
C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, Pennsylvania

(in chronological order)

Click on names and/or thumbnail images below to link to complete descriptions

NMM 6074.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, ca. 1850

NMM 6074. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, ca. 1850. Model 2˝-40. Board of Trustees, 1997.


NMM 3441.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, ca. 1890

NMM 3441. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, ca. 1890. Model 1-21. Ex coll.: John Finn. Witten-Rawlins Collection, 1984.


NMM 3604.  Mandolin by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1902

NMM 3604. Mandolin by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1902. Style 4. Serial number 1046. Arne B. Larson Collection, 1979.


NMM 3852.  Mandolin by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1917

NMM 3852. Mandolin by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1917. Style 6A. Serial number 5208. Arne B. Larson Collection, 1979.


NMM 14358.  Ukulele by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, ca. 1934-1947

NMM 14358. Ukulele by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, ca. 1934-1942, or, ca. 1945-1947. Style O. Gift of Geoffrey Rezek, Darien, Connecticut, 2008.


NMM 12573.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1935

NMM 12573. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1935. Model 000-18. Serial number 61690. John R. Barmeyer Collection, 2006.


NMM 4183.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1940

NMM 4183. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1940. Model O-15. Serial number 75362. Gift of Clay H. Johnson, O’Neill, Nebraska, 1987.


NMM 10738.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1941

NMM 10738. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1941. Model D-28. Serial number 78845. John R. Barmeyer Collection, 2004.


NMM 10697.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1947

NMM 10697. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1947, probably reconstructed by Gower Guitar, Nashville, Tennessee, ca. 1960s, later Martin neck, early 1970s. Model D-28. Serial number 101213. Ex coll.: Doyle and Teddy Wilburn. Board of Trustees, 2004.


NMM 10861.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1969

NMM 10861. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1969. Model D-28. Serial number 247859. Ex colls.: Merle Travis, Marty Stuart, Johnny Cash, Thom Bresh. Tony and Bonnie Vinatieri Family Trust, 2005.


NMM 10770.  Guitar, The Bon Aqua, by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1971

NMM 10770. Guitar, The Bon Aqua, by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1971. Model D-28. Serial number 291114. Ex coll.: Johnny Cash. First Dakota National Bank Fund, Yankton, South Dakota, 2004.


NMM 6096.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1997

NMM 6096. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 1997. Model HD-28VR. Serial number 611047. Gift of C. F. Martin & Co., Inc., Nazareth, 1997.


NMM 10886.  Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 2001.

NMM 10886. Guitar by C. F. Martin & Co., Nazareth, 2001. Shawn Colvin M3SC Grand Auditorium Signature Edition. Serial number 832154 / Prototype 3 of 3. Gift of Shawn Colvin, 2005.

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