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000-18E Retro

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000-18E Retro

List price

$3,599.00

Martin's groundbreaking Retro Series represents the most significant advancement of our era in amplified acoustic sound. Based upon a beautiful 1940 14-fret 000-18 "donor" guitar from the Martin Museum collection, this 24.9" short scale model produces clear and expressive response for stage or studio use. With modern performance and playability, the 000-18E Retro offers the visual and tonal integrity of the genuine mahogany auditorium guitars from the pre-war era.

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$3,599.00

000-18E Retro
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Model:

000-18E Retro

Construction:

Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size:

000-14 Fret

Top Material:

Sitka Spruce

Top Detail:

N/A

Rosette:

Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe

Bracing Pattern:

X Brace

Brace Shape:

Scalloped

Brace Material:

Sitka Spruce

Brace Size:

1/4"

Back Material:

Genuine Mahogany

Back Detail:

N/A

Back Purfling/Strip:

Style 18

Side Material:

Genuine Mahogany

Side Detail:

N/A

Endpiece:

None

Endpiece Inlay:

None

Binding:

Faux Tortoise

Top Inlay Material:

Multi-Stripe

Side Inlay Material:

None

Back Inlay Material:

N/A

Neck Material:

Select Hardwood

Neck Shape:

Modified Low Oval

Neck Taper:

High Performance Taper

Plek:

Yes

Nut Material:

Bone

Headstock Shape:

Solid with Square Taper

Headplate Material:

East Indian Rosewood

Headplate Detail:

N/A

Headplate Logo Style:

Script Old Style Overlay

Headplate Binding Material:

N/A

Heelcap:

Ebony

Fingerboard Material:

Ebony

Scale Length:

24.9"

Neck Joins Body At:

14th Fret

Number of Frets Total:

20

Fingerboard Width at Nut:

1 3/4''

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:

2 1/8''

Fingerboard Inlay Material:

Abalone

Fingerboard Inlay Style:

Old Style

Fingerboard Binding Material:

N/A

Side Dots:

White

Back and Side Finish:

Gloss

Back and Sides Color:

Dark Mahogany

Finish Top:

Gloss

Top Color:

Aging Toner

Finish Neck:

Satin

Neck Color:

Dark Mahogany

Bridge Material:

Ebony

Bridge Style:

1930 Style Belly - Drop in Saddle

Bridge String Spacing:

2 3/16''

Saddle:

Compensated White Tusq

Saddle Radius:

16"

Tuning Machines:

Nickel Open Gear

Knob:

Butterbean

Bridge Pin Material:

Black Plastic

Bridge Pin Dots:

White Plastic

Pickguard:

Faux Tortoise

Pickguard Inlay:

N/A

Case:

Ply Hardshell

Label:

N/A

Electronics:

Fishman F1 Aura +

Left Handed Availability:

Yes

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