Martin 00-18 (1939)

Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Martin 00-18 (1939)
Regular price $23,500.00
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If you're looking for "the sound," look no further than this 1939 Martin 00-18, which is in vintage-excellent condition. It's in all-original condition except for a set of relic-finished Waverly tuners and new frets; and it does have one repaired top crack with finish touch-up to accompany it (the crack is cleated internally, very stable, and looks to have been this way for quite some time). It's setup low for fingerstyle play; and a more aggressive player may even want to raise the action a bit. But really, it sounds so good and is so playable as-is, we're guessing most guitarists would be content leaving well enough alone. This 00-18 sports the rear-X brace placement, 1 11/16" nut width, and 2 1/8" string spacing we'd expect to see on a 1939 Martin produced after the transition from forward-X to rear-X. Priced with contemporary TKL hard case. And again, about that "sound," have a listen to our friend, Alex Rubin, playing a little "Cumberland Gap" on this lovely little guitar.

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  • Mahogany back & sides
  • Red Spruce (Adirondack Spruce) top
  • Ebony fingerboard & bridge (original)
  • Original bridge plate
  • Rear-shifted X brace
  • Waverly tuners, new frets
  • 1 11/16" Nut width
  • 24.9" Scale 
  • 2 1/8" String spacing
  • TKL hard case
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