What are the different models of Martin guitars?
The Martin Family of Guitars
- X Series.
- Road Series.
- Performing Artist Series.
- 15 and 16 Series.
- 17 Series.
- Standard Series.
- Vintage Series.
- Authentic Series.
What was the most famous Martin model?
The Martin D-28 is a dreadnought-style acoustic guitar made by C. F. Martin & Company of Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
How can I tell what model my Martin guitar is?
A Martin Guitar will have the model designation and the serial number etched on the neck block. Look in the soundhole toward the neck to see where this is etched.
Is Sigma still owned by Martin?
Sigma Guitars is a guitar manufacturing brand originally released by C.F. Martin as a line of guitars at affordable prices to compete with the increasing number of imported guitars from Japan and elsewhere….Sigma Guitars.
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How can I tell how old my Martin guitar is?
The number in the left-side column is the year, and the number following the year is the last serial number used in that given year. Serial number 8349 for example, would be the first guitar built in 1899.
Are Sigma guitars as good as Martin?
Sigmas are no better or worse than any other Asian guitar. They are not built anything like Martin instruments, so don’t expect that. Back when I sold Martin guitars and Sigma guitars, I found at least the Sigma quality control was pretty good and I seldom had to return an instrument as unacceptable.
When did Martin stop making Sigma guitars?
Some solid body electric guitars were made by Tokai Guitars Company, LTD. After finishing, “Each Sigma instrument was brought into the Martin factory to be inspected and adjusted by Martin personnel before going to the authorized retail store for retail sale.” The Sigma guitar line was discontinued in 2007.