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Fairbanks F-35 1934 ‘Martelle’ De Luxe – Torrefied Adirondack & Torrefied Curly Maple

Serial Number: 923315
Weight: 4 lbs 1 oz

This incredible Fairbanks F-35 1934 ‘Martelle’ De Luxe model is closely based on a one of a kind guitar built by Gibson in 1934 for Kalamazoo-based Gibson dealer, Charles Martelle. In that era Gibson was known for building unique guitars specifically for different shops that carried Gibson Guitars. This is the only known example of the full pearloid fingerboard and headstock, complete with banjo tuning machines and a floating L-5 style pickguard. This modern recreation also features a torrefied Adirondack Spruce top and torrefied Curly Maple backset.

Other specifications include:

  • Torrefied Adirondack Spruce Top
  • Torrefied Curly Maple Back & Sides
  • Honduran Mahogany Neck
  • Full Body Sunburst
  • Aged Nitrocellulose Finish
  • Tortoise Raised L-5 Pickguard
  • Rickard Banjo Tuning Machines
  • Pearloid Fingerboard & Headstock
  • Ivoroid Body Binding
  • Tortoise Fingerboard Binding
  • Red Spruce Braces
  • 24.75″ Scale
  • 1 3/4″ Nut Width
  • 2 5/16″ Bridge Spacing
  • Mod V Neck Shape
  • Brazilian Rosewood Bridge
  • 1934 Jumbo Body Depth
  • Harptone Redline Vintage Case
  • 4 lbs 1 oz
  • #923315

For more information about the Fairbanks F-35 1934 ‘Martelle’ De Luxe, please contact us.

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$14,500.00

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PLEASE CALL: 314-274-9571

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