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D-18GE Sunburst

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With appointments from Martin’s “Golden Era” (1930-1940), the D-18 GE features genuine mahogany construction and is our most popular model in the series. The top of the guitar is adorned with Martin’s 1935 sunburst pattern.

List Price: $4,849.00
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Model:
D-18GE Sunburst
Construction:
Genuine Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
D-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Adirondack Spruce
Rosette:
Old Style 18 - Black/White Fiber
Top Bracing Pattern:
Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Golden Era Style), Forward Shifted
Top Braces:
Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
Back Material:
Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling:
Style 18
Side Material:
Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece:
Delmar Tortoise Color - Brown
Endpiece Inlay:
none
Binding:
Black Boltaron
Top Inlay Style:
Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Side Inlay:
none
Back Inlay:
none
Neck Material:
Select Hardwood
Neck Shape:
Modified V
Nut Material:
Bone
Headstock:
Solid/Square Taper
Headplate:
Solid Brazilian Rosewood /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/ 1935 Sunburst
Finish Neck:
Satin
Bridge Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style:
1930s Style Belly w/ Long Saddle
Bridge String Spacing:
2-5/16''
Saddle:
16’’ Radius/ Long Bone
Tuning Machines:
Waverly Nickel w/ Butterbean Knobs
Recommended Strings:
Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
Bridge & End Pins:
Black
Pickguard:
Tortoise Color - Beveled & Polished
Case:
545E
Interior Label:
Signed by CFM IV
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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