C. F. Martin & Co / 00-17 / 1956 / Guitar For Sale

What a great guitar ... an original Martin 00-17 from 1956. Completely made of beautiful mahogany.

These kind of vintage Martin guitars are popular among steel string guitars. At that time Martin guitars were still built in limited numbers. Selected high-quality materials were used for each instrument.

This guitar sounds so wonderfully bluesy and would be a wonderful instrument for a jazz/blues guitarist. The sound is very sweet and warm, with the shine of a small bodied guitar without losing the warmth. Very direct response, focused projection, but without being overly trebly.

Furthermore, it has a nice vintage character to the sound, this is enhanced by the fact that the guitar has a nice matte refinish which gives the sound incredibly good unfolding potential. 

The condition of this guitar is really good ... a luthier has closely examined this guitar

The guitar has a patch on the lower bout from a previously installed pickup system that has been removed.

A neck reset has been done and the action is perfect. The neck is straight and the frets are in good condition.

It comes with a newer hardshell case!

Vintage Guitar World, Germany  

Contact name:
Heiko
Brands:
Martin, Gibson, handmade classical and flamenco guitars ...
Languages:
German, English and French
Specialties:
Acoustic Guitars
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Vintage Guitar World was founded out of passion for guitar playing and the search for the special sound.Selling guitars is not just a job for us – we love guitars and live music.

We are specialized in classical, flamenco and acoustic guitars. As our name already suggests, our preference is on vintage and historically valuable guitars.We want to offer our customers special, unique and high quality guitars.

Guitars which are specially selected and outstanding in sound.All guitars are checked and adjusted. We work closely together with guitar builders and repair shops to adjust each guitar.

 
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