10 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,500
C.F. MARTIN AND COMPANY
A GUITAR, STYLE D-28 MARQUIS, NAZARETH, PA., 2004
The headstock bearing the logo C.F. Martin & Co. EST. 1833, labeled Martin Guitars D-28 Marquis C.F. Martin IV, bearing the serial number 1002958, length of back 20 1/16 in (510 mm) with case (2)
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The D-28 Marquis is made to the specifications of Martin's D-28 Golden Era with the exception that the back and sides are of East Indian rosewood, and this example was constructed as a prototype.
Please note Christie's is selling lots 1-49 as agent for an organization which holds a state of New York Exempt Organization Certificate. Purchases, of lots 1-49, collected in New York will not be subject to sales tax.