Nick Reynolds' Tenor Guitar

Description (Brief)
This guitar was made by C. F. Martin & Company of Nazareth, Pennsylvania in 1948. It is a four course (4x1) tenor guitar, model 0-18T and serial #104342. This guitar was used by Nick Reynolds (1933-2008) of The Kingston Trio on recordings and live performances during the group’s heyday from 1957 through the late 1960s. The Kingston Trio was one of the most important commercial forces in the folk revival of the postwar years.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
guitar
date made
1948
referenced
Kingston Trio
user
Reynolds, Nick
maker
C. F. Martin and Company
Measurements
overall: 91 cm x 34.5 cm x 9 cm; 35 13/16 in x 13 19/32 in x 3 17/32 in
overall: 35 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 90.17 cm x 34.29 cm x 10.795 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Nazareth
ID Number
1998.0355.01
serial number
104342
model number
0-18T
accession number
1998.0355
catalog number
1998.0355.01
subject
Music & Musical Instruments
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Leslie and Nick Reynolds

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