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00-17 Authentic 1931

$4,799.00
no. 100017AUTHENTIC1931VTSB
5 out of 5 Customer Rating
Meticulously reproduced with hide glue construction, dovetail neck joint, a genuine mahogany VTS (Vintage Tone System) top and genuine mahogany back and sides. Featuring a Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and bridge with an Authentic 1931 neck shape and heel, this 00 12 fret classic will appeal to players of all musical styles who love the vintage look and sound of mahogany. Remaining true to its origins as a Depression Era instrument, the 00-17 Authentic 1931 features authentic scalloped X-bracing, a Vintage Gloss finish, and historically accurate appointments, such as Golden Age Relic Nickel Side Mount tuners.
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MARTIN AUTHENTIC ACOUSTIC LIFESPAN® 2.0 GUITAR STRINGS - Light

Next generation Martin® Authentic Acoustic® Lifespan® 2.0 strings are engineered using a new, patented anti-corrosion treatment only available from Martin. It protects the core and wrap wire to prevent corrosion without compromising tone or feel. Our impeccable standards for acoustic guitar tone are embedded in our string design and precision manufacturing process. That’s why we make our own.

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Martin Guitar’s Limited Lifetime Warranty is valid only for the original owner of the instrument purchased from the authorized Martin Guitar dealer located within the United States or Canada, to which the instrument was originally shipped. The instrument must be registered for warranty online at martinguitar.com.

 

The warranty is not transferrable to another owner. Instruments purchased outside of the US or Canada are eligible for coverage provided by the authorized Martin Guitar distributor in the country where it was purchased. The dealer where you purchased your instrument will provide warranty details.

Specifications - Overview

  • Body Size: 00-12 Fret
  • Finish Top: Vintage Gloss
  • Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
  • Back and Side Finish: Vintage Gloss
  • Bracing Pattern: Authentic 1931 X-Brace
  • Scale Length: 24.9"
  • Brace Shape: Scalloped
  • Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 7/8''
  • Top Material: Genuine Mahogany with VTS
  • Neck Shape: Authentic 1931
  • Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Neck Taper: Standard Taper
  • Side Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Electronics: No

Specifications - Top

  • Top Color: Dark Mahogany
  • Bridge Style: Authentic Straight Line - Glue in Long Saddle
  • Binding: None
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 3/8''
  • Top Inlay Material: None
  • Bridge Material: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Top Detail: None
  • Bridge Pin Material: Black Plastic
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern
  • Bridge Pin Dots: None
  • Pickguard Inlay: None
  • Saddle: Bone
  • Rosette: Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16"

Specifications - Body

  • Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
  • Back and Sides Color: Dark Mahogany
  • Brace Size: 1/4"
  • Back Detail: None
  • Back Purfling/Strip: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Back Inlay Material: None
  • Heelcap: Ebony
  • Side Detail: None
  • Endpiece: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Side Inlay Material: None
  • Endpiece Inlay: None

Specifications - Neck

  • Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Finish Neck: Vintage Gloss
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 5/16''
  • Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Authentic 17 Old Style
  • Number of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Grained Ivoroid
  • Neck Joins Body At: 12th Fret
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: None
  • Side Dots: Grained Ivoroid

Specifications - Headstock

  • Headstock Shape: Slotted with 1931 Taper
  • Tuning Machines: Golden Age Relic Nickel Side Mount
  • Headplate Material: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Knob: Black
  • Headplate Logo Style: Stamped on Back of Headstock
  • Nut Material: Ebony
  • Headplate Binding Material: None
  • Headplate Detail: None

Specifications - Misc

  • Case: Ply Hardshell
  • Left Handed Availability: true
  • Label: None