Martin & Co

C.F. Martin & Co. are America's oldest surviving acoustic guitar manufacturer an...Read more

C.F. Martin & Co. are America's oldest surviving acoustic guitar manufacturer and has remained in the Martin family since it was established in 1833.

Martin can be created with creating the modern steel-string acoustic guitar as we know it today. Many of the Martin’s innovations provides the basic blueprint for countless other guitar builders. Martin’s most iconic creation, the “Dreadnought”, launched in 1916, remains the archetype for the perfect marriage of volume and a well-balanced tone in an acoustic guitar.

Learn more about the Dreadnought and its influence on popular music.

Today, Martin Guitars are still innovating while keeping true to their tradition of outstanding craftsmanship. Guitar Village has been a long-time dealer of Martin Guitars in the UK and are proud to be Europe’s flagship Martin Custom Shop Dealer. We have a whole room filled with dozens of Martin acoustics ranging from travel guitars right up to unique Custom Shop creations as well as used and vintage.

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