"Thanks for the great info Ted! It may have been, but looking at the year, it was also a time when Martin wasn't keeping their own quality up, so the company may have just been in a bad way, which is really odd considering the number of acoustic…"
"Hi Steve. No if there was I probably would have found it. The model is knowable but the logo is a mystery. Martin bought Levin and then shipped the wood to Nazareth. There are a few made in Sweden Martins around but not many. There are…"
"Hi Jim. It's the same model but the logo is different. Martin kept the original logo for quite some time and then it developed into some ugly lettering for reasons I can't really comprehend. This typeface is one I have never seen."
"Very nice....is there a good way to find the year on this? I'm not the most informed Goya guy here, but have owned a couple of them.....they were both Classicals, and both made in Sweden...excellent guitars, and then I heard when Martin took…"
"Wow, I searched images of the Goya logo online and came up with nothing like yours at all! my guess is that this was a Martin version when the brand was under them as I believe I have seen other Martin owned brands with that style from the 70's."
"Edward I have no idea. I have been searching for an hour on the internet. I can locate the model but not the logo, I'll contact Martin and see if they have any idea. It sound beautiful. Maybe better than anything else I have. "
Ted did you ever get anyone to help you write that song with you,If not or you want to see what someone else can do let me take a crack at it.send me the words.I have skype and a nice webcam but I need to remove some music and pictures and othe junk.The webcam has been runnig slowly lately.so I will clean that up and we can comunicate by that way or by phone
Hi Ted Iv'e been away for a while,doing some small gigs,along the northeast oceanside.It was very great for my mind and soul I was well recieved everyplace I played with many booked for next summer.now to get some fall and winter gigs, I would like to put together a small 3pcs acoustic band.
Hey Ted how are you,I had my surgery done and it tested possitive for cancer. So they removed it and hopefully it will not come back.I feel a lot better and I just wanted to thank you for your support.
Hi Ted I was reading you blog on guilds and how,you where relating the fact that the Maderia guitar comapany was just a koren guitar company put out by Guild.Well I remember there was a time that martin had the same kind of deal when they had guitars built by The Saga Guitar company,They where nice guitars, at least the ones I tried where.Now Saga are making guitars for the Blueridge guitars,they might be somethig to check outif you ever come across one cheap.