Martin 000-18 Acoustic Guitar, 1944, Mahogany & Adirondack Spruce - Pre-Owned

$8,200

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This 1944 Martin 000-18 is an inspiring, players grade instrument with some truly remarkable features and tones available. 
There are several repaired top cracks (cleated), and a repair at the end pin. The bridge and bridge plate have been replaced, as have the tuners.
The top is Adirondack, and the bracing is scalloped. When we received the guitar the saddle was cracked, but you can't tell it by the sound (Carl's video was made before Andrew made us a new saddle for the guitar). If anything, the guitar sounds better now, but it sounded great in the video! If you want a great player 000-18 from the 40s, this one is great.
If you have any questions about the condition, please contact us in Nashville for an in-hand description or for more detailed photos.
  • Top: Adirondack Spruce 
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany 
  • Rosette: Style 18 
  • Binding: Tortoise celluloid 
  • Neck: Mahogany 
  • Fretboard: Brazilian Rosewood 
  • Head Veneer: Brazilian Rosewood 
  • Tuners: Golden Age (replacement) 
  • Bridge: Brazilian (replacement) 
  • Pins: Black plastic with no dots 
  • Saddle: Bone, compensated, cut-through 
  • Nut: Bone 
  • Pickguard: Tortoise celluloid 
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16" 
  • Scale Length: 24.9"

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