We present an original 1956 C.F. Martin D-21 in Natural finish. Made in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
This beautiful Martin D-21 from 1956 is absolutely wonderful. It’s the first year of production for that model. It sounds and plays fantastic all the way. It features gorgeous rosewood with high quality quarter sawn grain. The spruce top shows that the instrument is well played and has style 21 details. The comfortable soft V-shaped mahogany neck with pearl dot position markers plays like a dream. The details is a tortoise pickguard, tortoise body bindings, black/white trim and rosette. Overall, it’s in great condition for its age. Nicks, dings, belt buckle wear on the back and other cosmetic play wear. No cracks repairs on side and back. Only a hairline crack repair on the top. This vintage C.F. Martin has been well loved and played over the years. Just a stunning flat top.!
Comes complete with its original and rare hardshell case. Latches and handle are in perfect working order.
- Nut width: 42.5 mm – 1 11/16″
- Scale Length: 645 mm – 25 3/8″
Repair that has been done by a professional Luthier:
- New saddle.
- Original bridge has been reglued.
- Neck reset.
- New bridge pins.
- Strap button is installed on the neck heel.
- Tiny hairline crack repair on the top that has been sealed.
- The original tuners are replaced to newer reproduction.