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Description
  • Instrument: Parlor and Small Body

  • Brand: Martin

  • Model: 5-21

  • Finish: Natural

  • SKU: GF2894

  • Original Finish: No

  • Original Parts: Yes

  • Handedness: Right

  • Made In Year: 1921

  • Top Material: Spruce

  • Back and Side Material: Brazilian Rosewood

  • Neck/Fingerboard Material: Ebony

  • Scale Length: 21.4"

  • Electronics: None

  • Case: Original Hard Case

  • Contains Brazilian Rosewood (Y/N): Y

With a lower bout 11.25", a body length of 16", and a scale of 21.4", the 5-21 is the smallest guitar in Martin catalogs. These guitars were originally categorized as “terz” guitars, designed to be tuned to three frets higher than standard pitch.  This particular example features a Spruce top over a Brazilian Rosewood back and sides.  The back and sides have been oversprayed, a section of the binding replaced, and the neck has been reset. Comes with the original Hard Case.

Martin 5-21 1921

$7,500

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    Description
    With a lower bout 11.25", a body length of 16", and a scale of 21.4", the 5-21 is the smallest guitar in Martin catalogs. These guitars were originally categorized as “terz” guitars, designed to be tuned to three frets higher than standard pitch.  This particular example features a Spruce top over a Brazilian Rosewood back and sides.  The back and sides have been oversprayed, a section of the binding replaced, and the neck has been reset. Comes with the original Hard Case.
    Spec
    • Instrument: Parlor and Small Body

    • Brand: Martin

    • Model: 5-21

    • Finish: Natural

    • SKU: GF2894

    • Original Finish: No

    • Original Parts: Yes

    • Handedness: Right

    • Made In Year: 1921

    • Top Material: Spruce

    • Back and Side Material: Brazilian Rosewood

    • Neck/Fingerboard Material: Ebony

    • Scale Length: 21.4"

    • Electronics: None

    • Case: Original Hard Case

    • Contains Brazilian Rosewood (Y/N): Y

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