Martin 1940 000-18, Adirondack Spruce & Mahogany - Pre-Owned

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Coming out of 1940, this Martin 000-18 is one of those transition-era guitars. Adirondack spruce top and scalloped rear-shifted bracing, it's got that focus and articulate power that '40s Martins are known for. It may be short-scale, but if you want a small-bodied guitar you can dig into, this is definitely it. This vintage beauty has had the benefit of some recent work, including a neck reset, refret, and new saddle. Otherwise, all parts are original, and playability is excellent. There are some scuffs and dings, but for a guitar this age, it looks pretty dang good. Reach out to Kim if you want to learn more!

  • Model: 000
  • Build year: 1940
  • Top: Adirondack spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany with slight V profile
  • Fretboard: Brazilian rosewood
  • Bridge: Brazilian rosewood, belly-style
  • Pins: Black plastic
  • Tuners: Original nickel
  • Brace pattern: Rear-shifted X
  • Scale length: 24.9"
  • Nut width: 1-11/16"
  • String spacing: 2-1/4"
  • Serial number: 76708
  • Pickup: None
  • Case: Hardshell


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