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An example of a fake Martin guitar

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Aug 13, 2022 - 12:53:29 AM

rcc56

USA

4430 posts since 2/20/2016

On reverb.  This instrument is a forgery.  Do not buy it.

How can you tell?  Among other things, note the spliced neck heel and peghead, and the cheap rosewood bridge.  The trim does not look right, and the abalone purfling looks like it might be a synthetic imitation.

http://www.reverb.com/item/59148211-martin-d45s-style-custom12-string-dreadnought-modern-deluxe-2022-cedar-top-brazilian-rosewood-back-and-sides-gloss

Note that the description says "Martin D-45S Style . . ."

Edited by - rcc56 on 08/13/2022 01:01:46

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