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Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged Guitar & Case

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Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged Guitar & Case

This aged version of the D-18 Authentic 1939 has been methodically and painstakingly distressed, inside and out, to look and sound like an 80-year-old instrument. It features an Adirondack spruce VTS top (Martin's torrefaction process), Authentic style scalloped braces, mahogany back and sides, Authentic 1939 neck shape with T-bar truss rod, hide glue construction, and all the other fine Authentic Series features. More details...

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Model D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged -
Construction Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction -
Body Size D-14 Fret -
Top Material Adirondack Spruce with VTS -
Top Detail Aged -
Rosette Multi-Stripe -
Bracing Pattern Authentic 1939 Rearward Shifted X Brace -
Brace Shape Scalloped -
Brace Material Adirondack Spruce with VTS -
Brace Size 5/16" -
Back Material Genuine Mahogany -
Back Detail Aged -
Back Purfling/Strip Madagascar Rosewood -
Side Material Genuine Mahogany -
Side Detail Aged -
Endpiece Faux Tortoise -
Endpiece Inlay None -
Binding Faux Tortoise -
Top Inlay Material Multi-Stripe -
Side Inlay Material None -
Back Inlay Material None -
Neck Material Genuine Mahogany -
Neck Shape Authentic 1939 -
Neck Taper Standard Taper -
Plek No -
Nut Material Bone -
Headstock Shape Solid with 1939 Taper -
Headplate Material Madagascar Rosewood -
Headplate Detail None -
Headplate Logo Style Script Golden Era Overlay -
Headplate Binding Material None -
Heelcap Ebony -
Fingerboard Material Ebony -
Scale Length 25.4" -
Neck Joins Body At 14th Fret -
Number of Frets Total 20 -
Fingerboard Width at Nut 1 11/16" -
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret 2 1/8" -
Fingerboard Inlay Material Abalone -
Fingerboard Inlay Style Old Style 18 -
Fingerboard Binding Material None -
Side Dots Grained Ivoroid -
Back and Side Finish Vintage Gloss - Aged -
Back and Sides Color Dark Mahogany -
Finish Top Vintage Gloss - Aged -
Top Color Modified Vintage Toner -
Finish Neck Vintage Gloss - Aged -
Neck Color Dark Mahogany -
Bridge Material Ebony -
Bridge Style Authentic Belly - Glue in Long Saddle - Aged -
Bridge String Spacing 2 1/8" -
Saddle Bone -
Saddle Radius 16" -
Tuning Machines Nickel Open Gear - Aged -
Recommended Strings SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200) -
Knob Butterbean -
Bridge Pin Material Black Plastic - Aged -
Bridge Pin Dots None -
Pickguard Faux Tortoise- Aged -
Pickguard Inlay None -
Case Ply Hardshell -
Label None -
Electronics Not Available -
Left Handed Availability Yes -
Country of Origin USA

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