MARTIN D-18 GUITAR & CASE
Dreadnought body of solid mahogany & Sitka spruce, scalloped top bracing with forward-shifted X brace, tortoise binding, delmar tortoise pickguard. Mahogany neck with Modified Low Oval neck profile with High Performance taper (1-3/4" wide at nut, 2-1/8" at 12th fret, 2-3/16" string spacing at saddle), ebony fretboard with old style pearl dot markers, nickel butterbean tuners (vintage style, open gear). Full gloss body finish, aging toner on top. Martin hardshell case (#445).
New or Used: This item is new.
Availability: on order, expected arrival date unknown
sku: D18 ..
list $2999.00 ours
Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.
- MODEL D-18
- 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: Style 18
- SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Genuine Mahogany
- ENDPIECE: Delmar 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''
- # OF FRETS CLEAR: 14
- # OF FRETS TOTAL: 20
- FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1-3/4''
- FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2-1/8''
- FINGERBOARD POSITION INLAYS: Old Stlyle 18
- FINGERBOARD BINDING: none
- FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss
- FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
* 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/Bone
- TUNING MACHINES: Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
- RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
- BRIDGE & END PINS: Black
- PICKGUARD: Delmar Tortoise Color
- CASE: 445 Hardshell
- INTERIOR LABEL: none
- ELECTRONICS: Optional
- OTHER OPTIONS: Available left-handed at no additional charge
- OTHER COMMENTS: All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.