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  • Custom version of Martin's signature D-18 has a responsive "Authentic Thickness" (thinner) Sitka spruce top, scalloped Adirondack spruce braces and a 24.9" scale length for a comfortable left hand reach.

    In honor of our 50th Anniversary, there is a special stamp on the back of the peghead and an inside label signed by C.F. Martin IV and Elderly owners Stan and Lily Werbin.

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Model:D18SS-E50 Elderly Anniversary Short Scale
Body Size:D 14-Fret
Construction:Dovetail Neck Joint
Back and Sides:Genuine Mahogany
 
Top:Sitka Spruce, Authentic Thickness
Bracing:Adirondack Spruce, Golden Era, Scalloped 5/16”, Forward Shifted X Brace
Binding, Heelcap, Endpiece:Faux Tortoise
Rosette:Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe
Top Inlay Material:Multi-Stripe
Pickguard:Faux Tortoise
Neck:Modified Low Oval
Scale Length:24.9"
Fingerboard Width At Nut:1 3/4"
Neck Taper:High Performance Taper
Fingerboard Material:Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay Style:Old Style 18, Abalone
Fingerboard Inlay Material:Abalone
Neck Joins Body At:14th Fret
Headstock Shape:Solid with Square Taper, Old Decal, Elderly Instruments Stamp on Back
Tuning Machines:Nickel Open Gear, Butterbean Buttons
Headplate:East Indian Rosewood, with Old Style Logo
Nut Material:Bone
Bridge:Ebony, Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Saddle:Compensated Bone
Bridge String Spacing:2 5/32"
Bridge Pin Material:Black Plastic
Finish:Gloss, Aging Toner Top, Satin Neck
Case:Ply Hardshell
Label:Elderly Instruments 50th Anniversary

Martin Custom 18-Style Dreadnought & Case, Short Scale - Elderly 50th Anniversary Model

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: D18SS-E50

Regular price
$2,949 USD
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$2,949 USD

Custom version of Martin's signature D-18 has a responsive "Authentic Thickness" (thinner) Sitka spruce top, scalloped Adirondack spruce braces and a 24.9" scale length for a comfortable left hand reach.

In honor of our 50th Anniversary, there is a special stamp on the back of the peghead and an inside label signed by C.F. Martin IV and Elderly owners Stan and Lily Werbin.

More Details

More Details

Model:D18SS-E50 Elderly Anniversary Short Scale
Body Size:D 14-Fret
Construction:Dovetail Neck Joint
Back and Sides:Genuine Mahogany
 
Top:Sitka Spruce, Authentic Thickness
Bracing:Adirondack Spruce, Golden Era, Scalloped 5/16”, Forward Shifted X Brace
Binding, Heelcap, Endpiece:Faux Tortoise
Rosette:Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe
Top Inlay Material:Multi-Stripe
Pickguard:Faux Tortoise
Neck:Modified Low Oval
Scale Length:24.9"
Fingerboard Width At Nut:1 3/4"
Neck Taper:High Performance Taper
Fingerboard Material:Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay Style:Old Style 18, Abalone
Fingerboard Inlay Material:Abalone
Neck Joins Body At:14th Fret
Headstock Shape:Solid with Square Taper, Old Decal, Elderly Instruments Stamp on Back
Tuning Machines:Nickel Open Gear, Butterbean Buttons
Headplate:East Indian Rosewood, with Old Style Logo
Nut Material:Bone
Bridge:Ebony, Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
Saddle:Compensated Bone
Bridge String Spacing:2 5/32"
Bridge Pin Material:Black Plastic
Finish:Gloss, Aging Toner Top, Satin Neck
Case:Ply Hardshell
Label:Elderly Instruments 50th Anniversary