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glldds
04-30-2018, 07:20 AM
108718108719Can anyone tell me why this martin which appears to be a style 3M but does not have the "Shield" or "parend" below the bridge at the bottom of the top? I am guessing the date is around 32 or 34 but I am not sure. All pictures with the 3 stripes lines down the fret board always seem to have the ornate celluloid "parend" mentioned above. Also, it all appears to be original.
Thanks

spongeuke
04-30-2018, 09:52 AM
According to the Walsh and King book, yours is a 1947-55 3M.
Enjoy the ride. Dave

glldds
04-30-2018, 11:00 AM
Thank you.