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Martin 1949 000-18, Mahogany & Sitka Spruce - Pre-Owned


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This 1949 Martin 000-18 would make an excellent entry point into the vintage world! It plainly has the vintage Martin tone we all love, with the woody, mature voice that only comes from time. We've been appreciating the '40s D-18s and D-28s lately, and we find ourselves enjoying the playability as all as the dynamic power the rear-shifted bracing and Sitka top achieved here on the 000, as well.

This '49 000-18 shows evidence of three cleanly repaired back cracks on the lower bout. Reach out to Kim for further repair history and an in-hand description!

  • Model: 000
  • Year of build: 1949
  • Top: Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Brazilian rosewood
  • Bridge: Brazilian rosewood, belly-style
  • Pins: Black plastic
  • Tuners: Original nickel
  • Brace pattern: X
  • Scale length: 24.9"
  • Nut width: 1-1/16"
  • String spacing: 2-1/4"
  • Serial number:  112147
  • Pickup: None
  • Case: New TKL hardshell


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