Martin 1943 0-18, Mahogany & Adirondack Spruce - Pre-Owned

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Slight of build and light as a feather, this louder than it looks single 0 is proof that Martin's had the secret to making a punchy little guitar for ages. With an Adirondack spruce top and scalloped X bracing, this 0 is quick to respond and has clear, crisp bite. The short expressive 24.9” scale allows for easy action and fast playability.

As you can see in the photos, there's lots finish wear, plenty of dings, overspray. Less easy to see are signs of two repaired back cracks and slight bellying on top. Reach out to Kim for more details on this guitar's repair history and condition!

  • Model: 0-18
  • Build year: 1943
  • Top: Adirondack spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Brazilian rosewood
  • Bridge: Brazilian rosewood
  • Tuners: Original
  • Scale length: 24.9"
  • Nut width: 1-10/16" to 11/16"
  • String spacing: 2-1/8"
  • Case: Non-original hardshell


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