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1937
Martin String Instrument Catalog


1937 Martin String Instrument Catalog




1935
Gibson Catalog


1935 Gibson Catalog





   This extraordinary collection contains some of the finest and most historic dreadnoughts created in the 20th century. By tracing the evolution of these important instruments, we can better understand a wide array of musical genres that continue to shape culture and enlighten society.

1929
Gibson HG-24


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1934
Gibson Jumbo


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1934
Martin D-18


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Jackie "Kid" Moore's
1934 Martin D-45


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Jackie "Kid" Moore's
1934 Martin D-45
and 1941 Martin D-45
owned by Bob Wills
of The Texas Playboys


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1935
Prairie State
Custom


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1936
Gibson
Advanced Jumbo


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1936 Washburn
Style 5246 Flat-Top
owned by
Jackson Browne


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1936
Martin
D-28S


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1936
Larson
Hispania


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1936
Bacon and Day
Señorita


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1937
Martin
D-18


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1937 Washburn
Model 5244


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1938
Martin D-45


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1939
Martin D-28


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1940
Martin
D-45, D-28 and D-18


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1941
Martin D-28


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1996
Martin D-45
Custom
Commemorative


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1996
Martin D-45
Custom
Mahogany


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