The flagship of the Retro Series, this is the most ornate instrument that Martin offer in that series, featuring hand inlaid pearl and premium tonewoods.C. F. Martin & Co. is inviting musicians to take a trip back in time with the introduction of a groundbreaking guitar technology available in the new four-piece Retro Series: D-18E Retro, D-45E Retro, HD-28E Retro, and OM-28E Retro. Paying homage stylistically and sonically to the iconic classic Martin guitars of the 1930's and 40's, this series features traditional non-cutaway Martin guitars incorporating significant advancements in plugged-in sound reproduction. The series exquisitely captures a sought-after sound, melding traditional models with state-of-the-art technology, and will appeal to musicians and guitar aficionados alike.

• Model: D-45E Retro
• Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
• Body Size: D-14 Fret
• Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
• Rosette: Style 28
• Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped, Forward Shifted
• Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
• Back Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
• Back Purfling: Style 45
• Side Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
• Endpiece: none
• Endpiece Inlay: none
• Binding: Grained Ivoroid
• Top Inlay Style: Style 45
• Side Inlay: Style 45
• Back Inlay: Style 45
• 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
• Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
• 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: 2-1/8''
• Fingerboard Position Inlays: Style 45 Snowflakes - Select Abalone Pearl
• Fingerboard Binding: Grained Ivoroid
• Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
• Finish Top: Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
• Finish Neck: Polished Gloss
• Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
• Bridge Style: 1930s Style Belly w/ Drop-In Saddle
• Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/16''
• Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
• Tuning Machines: Gold Open-Geared w/ Butterbean knobs
• Recommended Strings: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
• Bridge & End Pins: White w/ Select Pearl Dots
• Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
• Case: 445 Hardshell
• Interior Label: none
• Electronics: Fishman F1 Aura Plus

s/n 1877665
5 lbs. 1 oz.
Year Condition Color
Call Brand New Natural


Willcutt Guitars
James Adkins
Lexington, KY
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