Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Acoustic Guitar (Pre-Owned)

Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Acoustic Guitar (Pre-Owned)

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This stunning Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 is going back to the good old days! This guitar is based on a genuine D-18 from 1939 that Martin have in their museum and is 100% accurate to a pre-war Martin. The Martin Authentic series is built with pre-war construction methods using genuine hide glue! The Adirondack top gives it a truly beautiful sound when coupled with the Mahogany back and sides.


  • Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Acoustic Guitar (Pre-Owned)

    This stunning Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 is going back to the good old days! This guitar is based on a genuine D-18 from 1939 that Martin have in their museum & is 100% accurate to a pre-war Martin. The Martin Authentic series is built with pre-war construction methods using genuine hide glue! The Adirondack top gives it a truly beautiful sound when coupled with the Mahogany back & sides.

    Main Features

    • Model - Martin D-18 Authentic 1939
    • Colour - Natural
    • Serial - 1691827
    • Year - 2012
    • Case - Original Martin Hardcase
    • Condition - Excellent +
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    Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Specifications
    Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
    Body Size: D-14 Fret
    Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
    Rosette: Old Style 18
    Top Bracing Pattern: Standard X Scalloped (Authentic Style) - Circa 1939 Rear-Shifted
    Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16
    Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
    Back Purfling: Madagascar Rosewood(D28 Pattern)
    Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
    Endpiece: Tortoise Colour - Brown(1939 Shape)
    Endpiece Inlay: none
    Binding: Tortoise Colour - Brown
    Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron
    Side Inlay: none
    Back Inlay: none
    Neck Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
    Neck Shape: Authentic 1939 Barrel & Heel
    Nut Material: Bone
    Headstock: Solid/1939 Taper
    Headplate: Solid Madagascar Rosewood/Large Golden Era Style
    Heelcap: Solid Black Ebony
    Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
    Scale Length: 25.4
    Number Of Frets Clear: 14
    Number Of Frets Total: 20
    Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-11/16
    Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/8
    Fingerboard Position Inlays: Old Style 18 - 1939(Abalone)
    Fingerboard Binding: none
    Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss w/Aging Toner
    Finish Top: Polished Gloss w/Aging Toner
    Finish Neck: Polished Gloss w/Aging Toner
    Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
    Bridge Style: Authentic Style Belly - Long Saddle
    Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/8
    Saddle: 16 inch Radius/Long Bone
    Tuning Machines: Waverly Nickel 4060 w/Butter bean Knobs
    Bridge & End Pins: Black
    Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
    All our pre-owned guitars and basses are sold freshly set-up & fully serviced in our state-of-the-art guitar workshop. The pre-sale service includes a 21 point check, including:
    • brand new strings
    • action
    • electronic components
    • neck angle and truss rod adjustment
    • hardware
    • fretwork
    • clean and condition inc fretboard
    • saddle/bridge height, radius, intonation
    • nut
    The Absolute multi point pre sales service & setup is free with every pre-owned guitar. Also included is a 12 month warranty*. We provide a 7 day no-quibble money back guarantee on all our used instruments, so you can buy with confidence.
    More images are available on request. For more information*, call the guitar department on 01202 597 180 or email at [email protected]

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  • Additional Information

    On demo in store No
    Brand Martin
    Condition Pre-owned
    Body Type Dreadnought
    Top construction Solid
    Back construction Solid
    Side construction Solid
    Pickups included No

FeeFo Reviews

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Product:
09-Apr-2014
Absolutely great guitar. I have some very fine instruments here from Collings and a vintage Martin, this D18 authentic is top of the tree. Mind, it's about time Martin got it right again, it's only taken them 70 years to realise that their guitars from the 30's were the best. These exact re-creations put... Read More.
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