c. 1872 C.F.Martin 2-27

Born Christian Friederich Martin on January 31st, 1796 in Neukirchen, Saxony, C. F. Martin, was the iconic founder of America’s greatest guitar-making dynasty. His father Johann Georg Martin was a cabinet maker who also crafted guitars. The young Martin carried on the family tradition, working in the workshop of the renowned Viennese guitar maker Johann […]