I agree...wow, wow, wow! Good for you man...some guys have all the luck. How wonderful of your dad to save this guitar from a dumpster. Kind of makes you wonder how many wonderful vintage instruments wind up in landfills.
yah that would be really coolThere is a gentleman who works for Martin who has been a big help to me in the past. He seems to specialize in historical details, and get information if he doesn't know it immediately. I can send his email if you like, I hesitate to make it public without his consent.