C. F. Martin & Co

  • ​To celebrate the making of its two millionth guitar, CF Martin & Co will be taking a one-of-a-kind custom guitar with a working RGM timepiece mounted in its headstock along to the National Association of Music Merchants show in California next month.
  • Twenty-nine guitars owned by Eric Clapton went on sale this week at Gruhn Guitars in Nashville, with 19 already sold and the pick-of-the-bunch, a Martin 000-45, still available at $150,000 ​.
  • Vintage guitars are now a viable investment. Our list of the most valuable guitars ever sold shows the key factor is the significance of the instrument in musical history, with guitars formerly played by Clapton, Hendrix, and the guitar–playing Beatles dominating the listings.​