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D-18E Retro

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The D-18E Retro features a sleek, modern High Performance Neck for enhanced playability. The D-18E Retro adds a Sitka spruce top to the mahogany back and sides. Perfect for the intermediate and advanced player.

Guitar of choice for Martin Ambassador Augustines.

List Price: $3,399.00
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Model:
D-18E Retro
Construction:
Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
D-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette:
Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern:
Standard ''X'' Scalloped, Forward Shifted
Top Braces:
Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
Back Material:
Solid Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling:
Old Style 18
Side Material:
Solid Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece:
Tortoise Color
Endpiece Inlay:
none
Binding:
Tortoise Color
Top Inlay Style:
Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Side Inlay:
none
Back Inlay:
none
Neck Material:
Select Hardwood
Neck Shape:
Modified Low Oval Profile w/ Performing Artist Taper
Nut Material:
Bone
Headstock:
Solid/Square Taper
Headplate:
Solid East Indian Rosewood
Heelcap:
Tortoise Color
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:
2-1/8''
Fingerboard Position Inlays:
Old Style 18 - Green Abalone
Fingerboard Binding:
none
Finish Back & Sides:
Polished Gloss
Finish Top:
Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
Finish Neck:
Satin
Bridge Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style:
1930s Style Belly w/ Drop-In Saddle
Bridge String Spacing:
2-3/16''
Saddle:
16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
Tuning Machines:
Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
Recommended Strings:
Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
Bridge & End Pins:
Black w/ White Dots
Pickguard:
Delmar Tortoise Color
Case:
445 Hardshell
Interior Label:
none
Electronics:
Fishman F1 Aura Plus
Other Options:
Available left-handed at no additional charge
Other Comments:
All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.
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