Chris F. Martin


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C.F. Martin & Co.

Chris Martin is the proud descendent of the instrument craftsmen in Germany who founded the C.F. Martin & Company in 1833. As CEO of the company, Chris has overseen the expansion of the company while keeping family traditions in tact. Chris began the now infamous limited edition series guitars, which has included such models as the Elizabeth Cotton Series and the Elvis Presley Guitar. Being a student of history, Chris has also founded the CF Martin Museum located in Nazareth, PA.