1938 Martin 00-21S 14 fret

By February 22, 2017Vintage Guitar
1938 Martin 0021S original

1938 Martin 00-21S
Not for sale, just for info purposes, serial #71,667 rare special order 14 fret model, Brazilian rosewood, original finish, has a T bar, original finish, structurally sound, original open back Grover tuners (which appear to have never been off), original fretboard and frets etc Recent neck set, bridge has been replaced but bridge plate appears original

This guitar reminds me of Kenny Sultan’s 1937 00-21S here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwcHLY-mNPo

A total of eleven 00-21S guitars were sold between 1935 and 1938. All were sold to dealers in the Chicago area. Ten went to Lyon & Healy and one to William Lewis & Son., Four 0-21S guitars were made between 1930 and 1940.

1933 Martin 0021S original

1938 Martin 00-21S  original G98 open back Grover tuners

1933 Martin 0021S original

1938 Martin 00-21S  Brazilian rosewood back

1933 Martin 0021S original

1938 Martin 00-21S

1938 Martin 0021S original

2 Comments

  • David Wal says:

    Hello Mark. Just came across your webpage here. Wow, these are some amazing guitars! Are younm interested or would you ever entertain parting with any of them? What an honor to even see those! Thanks for sharing the info and beautiful pictures. Thanks! David

    • mark@marklovett.com says:

      Thanks for the kind words David. Most of them are gone unfortunately. Still have a couple. You could always send me an email or call.

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