10 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,125
C.F. MARTIN AND COMPANY
AN ARCHTOP GUITAR, STYLE CF1, NAZARETH, PA., 2004
The headstock bearing the logo C.F. Martin & Co. American Archtop, length of back 20 7/8 in (530 mm) with case (2)
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This CF1 Archtop is one of only two prototypes made. These guitars were all hand built at the Martin factory with the collaboration of arch-top guitar builder Dale Unger.
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.