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Carrying a distinct vintage-inspired design and updated like the D-18 a few years ago, the redesigned 000-18 offers many of the features found in our pre-war era guitars. The 000-18, which has a beautiful aging toned top in Sitka spruce, is married with mahogany back and sides. The body is edged with tortoise binding and complemented with a polished finish. The 24.9” short scale model’s neck features a modified low oval profile with Performing Artist taper, with a width of 1-3/4” at the nut and 2-3/16” string spacing for easy playability. Nickel open-geared tuners with butterbean knobs are found with a rosewood headplate, which displays a large old style Martin logo.

List Price: $2,899.00
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Model:
000-18
Construction:
Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size:
000-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette:
Old Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern:
Standard ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces:
Solid Sitka Spruce 1/4''
Back Material:
Solid Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling:
Style 18
Side Material:
Solid Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece:
Tortoise Brown
Endpiece Inlay:
none
Binding:
Tortoise Brown
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/Large Old Style
Heelcap:
Solid Black Ebony
Fingerboard Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length:
24.9''
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:
1930 Style Belly w/ Drop-In Saddle
Bridge String Spacing:
2-3/16''
Saddle:
16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines:
Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
Recommended Strings:
Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauge (MSP7100)
Bridge & End Pins:
Black
Pickguard:
Delmar Tortoise Color
Case:
433 Hardshell
Interior Label:
none
Electronics:
Optional
Other Options:
Available left-handed at no additional charge
Other Comments:
All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice
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