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Martin 1955 000-18, Mahogany & Sitka Spruce - Pre-Owned

$7,500

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Another great example of Martin's post-war work, this 1955 000-18 reminds you why Julian Lage calls these old mahogany 000s and OMs "honest". There's nothing over the top or distractingly complex about this guitar's voice, but it has a well-earned dark edge to its otherwise focused, woody sound, with dry bite. Reach out to Kim for further repair history and an in-hand description!

  • Model: 000
  • Year of build: 1955
  • Top: Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany with very soft V profile
  • 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: 145114
  • Pickup: K&K Pure Mini
  • Case: New TKL hardshell
  • Case: Newer Martin Geib-style case

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