Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Guitar & Case with VTS & Vintage Gloss Finish
A careful replication of a 1939 D-18, this model features hide glue construction, a non-adjustable T-Bar truss rod, and rear shifted X brace. Also features a VTS (torrified/head aged) Adirondack spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and period correct appointments. More Details...
Shipping restriction: Usa only
A great setup can make a world of difference. This instrument has been thoroughly inspected and expertly set up to play comfortably and sound its best.
Elderly Warranty: One year Manufacturer's Warranty: Limited lifetime
- Model: D-18 Authentic 1939
- Construction: Genuine Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
- Body Size: D-14 Fret
- Top: VTS Solid Adirondack Spruce
- Rosette: Old Style 18
- Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Authentic Style) - Circa 1939 Rear-Shifted
- Top Braces: VTS Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
- Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Back Purfling: Madagascar Rosewood(D28 Pattern)
- Side Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Endpiece: Tortoise Color - Brown(1939 Shape)
- Endpiece Inlay: none
- Binding: Tortoise Color - Brown
- Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron
- Side Inlay: none
- Back Inlay: none
- Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
- Neck Shape: Authentic 1939 Barrel & Heel
- Nut Material: Bone
- Headstock: Solid/1939 Taper
- Headplate: Solid Madagascar Rosewood/Large Golden Era Style
- Heelcap: Solid Black Ebony
- Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
- Scale Length: 25.4''
- Number Of Frets Clear: 14
- Number Of Frets Total: 20
- Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-11/16''
- Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8''
- Fingerboard Position Inlays: Old Style 18 - 1939(Abalone)
- Fingerboard Binding: none
- Finish Back & Sides: Vintage Gloss
- Finish Top: Vintage Gloss
- Finish Neck: Vintage Gloss
- Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
- Bridge Style: Authentic Style Belly - Long Saddle
- Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/8''
- Saddle: 16" Radius/Long Bone
- Tuning Machines: Waverly Nickel 4060 w/Butterbean Knobs
- Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
- Bridge & End Pins: Black
- Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
- Case: 545V Harptone
- Interior Label: none
- Electronics: none
- Other Options: Available left-handed at no additional charge
- Other Comments: All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.