1891 Martin style 1-21 acoustic guitar, made in USA, pencil date to the underside of the table, stamped ‘C.F. Martin & Co, New York’ to the centre back strip, neck block and back of the head; Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood with light surface marks, but remarkably clean for age; Table: Adirondack spruce top, also in clean condition for the age with some light varnish wear above the top E string; Fingerboard: ebony; Frets: good; Case: contemporary Pod foam-filled case; Overall condition: very good

*Sold with a Gruhn Guitars appraisal document dated 15th June 2011

Estimate £4000 – 5000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)