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D-18 Authentic 1937 Sunburst

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The D-18 Authentic 1937 Sunburst is built by our Custom Shop and boasts historically correct specifications such as mahogany back and sides, hide glue construction, steel T-bar truss rod and a full neck profile. The top of the guitar is adorned with Martin’s 1937 Sunburst pattern.

List Price: $9,149.00
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Model:
D-18 Authentic 1937 Sunburst
Construction:
Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
D-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Adirondack Spruce
Rosette:
Old Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern:
Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Authentic Style), Forward Shifted
Top Braces:
Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
Back Material:
Solid Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling:
Solid Brazilian Rosewood Strip
Side Material:
Solid Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece:
Delmar Tortoise Color in a Narrow 1937 Shape - Brown
Endpiece Inlay:
none
Binding:
Black Boltaron
Top Inlay Style:
Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Side Inlay:
none
Back Inlay:
none
Neck Material:
Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape:
Authentic 1937 Barrel & Heel
Nut Material:
Fossilized Ivory
Headstock:
Solid/Square Taper
Headplate:
Solid Brazilian 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:
1-3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:
2-1/4''
Fingerboard Position Inlays:
Old Style 18
Fingerboard Binding:
none
Finish Back & Sides:
Polished Gloss
Finish Top:
Polished Gloss w/ 1937 Sunburst
Finish Neck:
Polished Gloss
Bridge Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style:
1930s Style Belly w/ Long Saddle
Bridge String Spacing:
2-5/16''
Saddle:
16'' Radius/Long Fossilized Ivory
Tuning Machines:
Waverly Nickel w/ Oval Buttons
Recommended Strings:
Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
Bridge & End Pins:
Solid Black Ebony
Pickguard:
Delmar Tortoise Color - Beveled (Under Finish)
Case:
V18A Authentic style
Interior Label:
none
Electronics:
not available as an option
Other Options:
Available left-handed at no additional charge
Other Comments:
All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.
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