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Dave Doll Visits The Martin Archives

In the new episode of “Dave Doll’s Pro Tips,” Dave talks with Martin’s Director of Museum and Archives, Dick Boak.

Select items from the Martin archives like the oldest sales journal, a 1936 in-store display, and original Martin strings from the 1930’s.

Martin Guitar prides itself on having one of the most complete company archives in the world.

The Martin archives have influenced such book as “C.F. Martin & Co.-Images of America Series” and the 2014 Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit “Early American Guitars: The Instruments of C.F. Martin.”

To watch the new pro tip video, click here.

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.