Need help on Value of 80's Martin D-35

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  1. Texsunburst59

    Texsunburst59 Member

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    I'm trying to find the value of an early 80's Martin D-35 . I'm not really familiar with Martin guitars, so hopefully the experts may be able to guide me. Thanks in advance. Here's some pics of the guitar.

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  2. RockinB23

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    I'd say $1100-$1500. Really clean 70's ones go for just a little more.
     
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    Thanks for the input Rockin.
     
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    1500 tops....if you are lucky....
     
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    Looks like someone threw a good sweat on that guitar. I like to see that. $1000-1200 is a good seling price. Fans of Martin dreadnaughts generally go 18 or 28. The 35 is a bit of a redheaded stepchild.
     
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    Obviously the stain is a detractor and 35's can sound as good as a D-28 if you get the right one. I had one like that for nearly 30 years and I sold mine for $1500, 10 years ago. I sold it because I had a chance to pick up my buddy's 1964 D-28 for $1700.

    In Ca, where I live, I have seen D-35 asking prices as high as $1600 but depending on what part of the country you live in, yours looks like it should be worth $1100-$1200 in my opinion.
     
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    Thanks for your personal experience with one of these. You info really helps.
     
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    I would say in the 1200 range.
     

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