Parlor guitar

Contributed by Chandler

This is a reproduction of a late 1800s parlor guitar by the Martin Guitar company.

Parlor or parlour guitar usually refers to a type of smaller-bodied guitar smaller than that of a concert guitar.

The popularity of these guitars peaked between the late 19th century until the 1950s. Many blues and folk musicians have used smaller-bodied guitars, which were often more affordable, mass production models.

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