10 October 2008
THE GEORGE MARTIN, STYLE M3M
C.F. MARTIN AND COMPANY
A guitar, Nazareth, PA., 2004, the fingerboard inlaid George Martin, labeled C.F. Martin & Co. M3M George Martin Studio Edition Sir George Martin CBE C.F. Martin IV Prototype #4 of 4 The Martin Guitar Company Nazareth, Pennsylvania USA, bearing the serial number 1016509, length of back 20 1/8 in (512 mm) with case (2)
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The M3M George Martin Studio Edition was designed to achieve optimum tonal response and balance in a recording studio environment. The body width at the lower bout is 16 in. and the depth at the end block is 4 1/16 in. The top is of European Alpine spruce fitted with forward and scalloped bracing. The M3M was produced in an edition of 127.
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