Question: Are there fake Martin Guitars?

Counterfeit guitars typically make use of cheaper laminate wood. If they differ, it means the wood is a laminate, not solid. With our counterfeit Martin D-45, the back and sides of the guitar are laminated, telling us that it is not authentic.

How can you tell if a Martin guitar is real?

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.

Do all Martin guitars have serial numbers?

Martin serial numbers are on all guitars which have a production date after 1989. The system is valid for all flat-top and arched models. It doesnt apply to ukeleles or mandolins.

How can you tell a fake Martin D28?

There are plenty of fakes out there but they are usually rather easy to spot. The bridge, the way the SN is stamped, the headstock, the volute on the back of the headstock, the purfling and binding, and plenty other things can tell whether its a real D28 or not.

Are Martin guitars worth the money?

Martin guitars are definitely worth the money. Martin guitars are known to have even pitch and volume, with excellent projection and a dynamic range, and these guitars range from just over $100 to over $100,000.

Why is the Martin d28 so expensive?

Martins are expensive because they are high quality and have a reputation for that quality. In my opinion they are over-priced though, and for the price of a good Martin you can buy a hand made one from a reputable luthier.

Why are Martin guitars so expensive?

Martins are expensive because they are high quality and have a reputation for that quality. In my opinion they are over-priced though, and for the price of a good Martin you can buy a hand made one from a reputable luthier.

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