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

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

Product code: bst2usmard18au

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

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