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OM-18 Authentic 1933

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Here to remind you why you fell in love with us in the first place, the new Authentics are constructed the old way - with hide glue, throughout, and historically-accurate detailing confirmed by using a CAT scan machine located at the Smithsonian Institute. Based on a 1933 OM-18 on loan from Fred Oster of Vintage Instruments, this guitar is constructed with a genuine mahogany back and sides and an Adirondack spruce top using an authentic circa 1933 bracing pattern. Featuring period-correct "OM-18" Authentic-style appointments, right down to the Authentic 1933 neck barrel and heel.

List Price: $6,499.00
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Model:
OM-18 Authentic 1933
Construction:
Genuine Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
Body Size:
000-14 Fret
Top:
Solid Adirondack Spruce
Rosette:
Old Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern:
Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Authentic Style) - Circa 1933
Top Braces:
Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
Back Material:
Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling:
Solid Madagascar Rosewood Strip
Side Material:
Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece:
Solid Madagascar Rosewood in a Narrow 1933 Shaped
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 1933 Barrel and Heel
Nut Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Headstock:
Solid/1939 Taper
Headplate:
Solid Madagascar Rosewood/Authentic Style (1933) Gold Lettering w/No Black Outline
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 w/Aging Toner
Finish Top:
Polished Gloss w/Aging Toner - 1933 Chris Hillman Shaded
Finish Neck:
Polished Gloss w/Aging Toner
Bridge Material:
Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style:
Authentic Style Belly w/Long Saddle
Bridge String Spacing:
2-3/8''
Saddle:
16" Radius/Long Bone
Tuning Machines:
Waverly Nickel 8060 w/Butterbean Knobs
Recommended Strings:
Martin Bronze Medium Gauge (M150)
Bridge & End Pins:
Black
Pickguard:
Delmar Tortoise Color
Case:
533V Harptone style
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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