Description

The D-18 is a staple in American music history!! A top choice among Folk, Country, Blues, Bluegrass and Rock artists. In 2014 Martin provides this classic acoustic guitar with the top of line pickup system on the planet!! Lets face it, even the busiest of professional musicians still play their acoustic guitars (not plugged in) way more then on stage. The pickup system is so low profile one can almost forget that there is a pickup in there!! This D-18 Retro provides you the classic sound, feel and looks from the the most influential music era- 1930's through the 1970's. When on stage this D-18 features the award winning Fishman F1 Aura Plus!! This system can definitely deliver your classic tone to your audience!! If you have any questions please let us know!! Here are some specs:

Model: D-18E Retro
Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: D-14 Fret
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette: Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped, Forward Shifted
Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''
Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling: Old Style 18
Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece: Tortoise Color
Endpiece Inlay: none
Binding: Tortoise Color
Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Side Inlay: none
Back Inlay: none
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: Tortoise Color
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: Old Style 18 - Green Abalone
Fingerboard Binding: none
Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
Finish Top: Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner ; Sunburst available at additional cost.
Finish Neck: Satin
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: Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
Recommended Strings: Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
Bridge & End Pins: Black w/ White Dots
Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
Case: 445 Hardshell
Interior Label: none
Electronics: Fishman F1 Aura Plus

Retail Price: $3399.00

Year Condition Color Case
Call Brand New Natural Original Hard

$2,699

The Guitar Shoppe
James Dean Matthews
949-497-2110
Laguna Beach, CA
10:37 AM
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