Martin are the founding father of the traditional acoustic guitar and today, most of the competition uses Martin acoustic guitar shapes for the basis of their builds.
Martin Guitar has been producing high-quality acoustic guitars since 1833. Christian Frederick started C.F Martin & Co. and today, the company is lead by CEO, Christian Frederick Martin IV.
Located in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, the acoustic guitar innovations and designs that Martin has pioneered over the years have come to define the very industry itself. From the X-brace to the dreadought, Martin started it all.
C.F Martin's manufacturing plant has been recognized by the National Register of Historic Places in 2018. Visitors are more than welcome to tour the Martin Museum and the factory.