For nearly two centuries, the Martin Guitar Company has continuously produced acoustic instruments that are acknowledged to be among the finest in the world. Martin has, throughout the years, managed to survive with each succeeding generation from C. F. Martin, Sr.’s creations of the 1830s to recent developments introduced by C. F. Martin IV. Continuous operation under family management is a feat bordering on the remarkable, reflecting six generations of dedication to the guitar maker’s craft. In or out of the music industry, C. F. Martin has few rivals for sheer staying power.
Throughout its colorful history, the company has adapted successfully to continual changes in product design, distribution systems, and manufacturing methods. In spite of the many changes, C. F. Martin has never veered away from its initial commitment to quality. The tradition of producing the finest instruments possible since 1833 is especially evident today at Martin’s expanded facility in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Read More >