Recorded at Acoustic Pro Musician by Steve DeVries

Model P–1

There are few things more elegant than the early C.F. Martin designs. Martin really knew how to finesse a curve. And when we saw this small guitar it was love at first sight. Here was the pattern for our parlor model!

Taken from the drawings of a (much simpler) Martin 1–18, this little gem also looks appropriate all tarted up as in the picture above. It’s small, but don’t let the size fool you––the sound is huge. Here’s proof that big things come in small packages.