1931 Martin 0-17S Guitar

A special spruce top version of the Style 17, with a distinctive pickguard, built for the Montgomery Ward Catalog and Stores.

Serial number 47292

The 3rd guitar of the first batch of 24 of the Style 0-17S, stamped June 17, 1931.

In 1931, Martin produced two batches of 25 guitars, followed by a third batch of 10.


Serial number 47531

The 1st guitar of the second batch of 0-17S, stamped July 8, 1931. 

In the first half of 1932,
Martin produced one batch of 10 guitars, followed by a number of smaller batches, totaling approximately 25 instruments. 

In both years Martin produced approximately 85 0-17S.












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