"I'm a relative amateur at reso guitars. I recall in the sixties there was a "We Buy Sell Anything" joint in Dundas, Ontario where they had a lot of old musical instruments. I got my first mandolin, a 1918 Martin…"
"Well, I spent the $25 and bought the little Harmony uke. I've been playing it a lot. I know it's not a high quality instrument, but it blows away the painted sopranos in our local music store. I started out just…"
"Almost the same. The Moon is modeled after the M-26, which was replaced by the N-26 in the early sixties. There was not much difference, but the biggest clue is that the N-26 had the position dots moved to the bass side of the…"
"The old Gibson 12 strings like these B-25-12s came in both pin bridge and tailpiece styles. I have always assumed that the X-bracing on these guitars was designed for a pin bridge. Am I right?Do the pin bridges sound better than the…"
"I saw this Harmony soprano in a local flea market on Sunday. It seems to play all right, but not really loud. The fretboard is molded plastic and I'd guess the body is plywood. Can anyone tell me any more about this little…"
"I also posted this on the Levin/Goya page. Apparently about 200 D-18s were built in Sweden at the Levin factory shortly after Martin bought Levin. They were labeled LD-18. Have any of you ever seen one of these guitars? I…"
"I am also posting this on the Martin page. I have just discovered that about 200 D-18s (labeled LD-18) were made in Gothenburg, Sweden right after Martin bought the Levin company. Has anyone seen one of these? Are they of the same…"