This great sounding consignment 1933 Martin OM-18 (54576) has only a few crack repairs and replaced parts that keep the price very affordable. Adirondack spruce top with fine grain at the edges, Original bracing and bridgeplate intact and unaltered, Honduras Mahogany back, sides, and neck, Mixed set of period correct Grover clipped plate G-98 tuners with some mixed mounting screws and bushings, Ebony nut, Ebony fingerboard with snail shell dots, Original pickguard, Ebony replacement bridge by Alan Perlman and pin set. OLDER REPAIRS include: Three short glued hairline side cracks on the bass-side, one on the widest part of the upper bout and two at the widest part of the lower bout. Two short glued side cracks on the treble side, one at the widest part of the lower bout and another hairline more toward the tail. Short glued back crack near center. RECENT REPAIRS by Alan Perlman include: Neck reset and refret, Installation of new pin set, and installation of a replacement bridge. There is a fair amount of play wear and dings and dents. The top finish is abraded locally on the treble side lower bout. Great sound and easy response. With contemporary hard case.
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