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MARTIN D-18 AUTHENTIC 1939

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MARTIN D-18 AUTHENTIC 1939
NEW AUTHENTIC SERIES, JANUARY 2013 - Careful replication of a 1939 D-18, this model features hide glue construction, a T-Bar truss rod and rear shifted X brace. - Mahogany back & sides, Adirondack spruce top & braces, Authentic style scalloped braces, tortoise binding, multiple black/white top trim. Authentic 1939 neck shape, ebony fretboard (25.4" scale, 1-11/16" nut, 2-1/8" string spacing at saddle), old style abalone dot position inlays. Madagascar rosewood headplate with gold decal, Waverly nickel butterbean tuning gears, bone nut & saddle. - All New Authentic Series models feature historically accurate specifications such as thinner pegheads, fingerboards, center strips and bridge plates, as well as hand contoured bridges. Shell inlays are closer replicated to the originals in shape, size, dimension and location. Other standout details include hide glue construction and cloth side strips inside each body.
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Specifications:
  • Model: * D-18 Authentic 1939
  • 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 Color - Brown(1939 Shape)
  • Endpiece Inlay: * none
  • Binding: * Tortoise Color - 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'' Radius/Long Bone
  • Tuning Machines: * Waverly Nickel 4060 w/Butterbean Knobs
  • Recommended Strings: * Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)
  • Bridge & End Pins: * Black
  • Pickguard: * Delmar Tortoise Color
  • Case: * 545V Harptone
  • Interior Label: * none
  • Electronics: * not available as an option
  • Other Options: * Available left-handed at no additional charge
  • Other Comments: * All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.

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