Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Guitar & Case with VTS & Vintage Gloss Finish

$5,499
sku: D18AUTH39VTS
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...

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  • 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.
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