Martin Guitars D-18 Authentic 1939 Adirondack Top Acoustic Guitar w/ Case

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D-18 AUTH 1939

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Here to remind you why you fell in love with Martin in the first place, the new Authentics are constructed the old way - with hide glue, throughout, and historically-accurate detailing confirmed by using a CAT scan machine located at the Smithsonian Institute. Based on a 1939 D-18, this guitar features mahogany back and sides, an Adirondack spruce top, using an authentic circa 1939 bracing pattern. Period-correct "18" Authentic-style appointments, with an Authentic neck barrel and heel, complete this piece.

Specifications:
Model: D-18 Authentic 1939
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
Body Size: D-14 Fret
Top Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
Top Detail: None
Rosette: Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe
Bracing Pattern: Authentic 1939 Rearward Shifted X Brace
Brace Shape: Scalloped
Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
Brace Size: 5/16"
Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
Back Detail: None
Back Purfling/Strip: Madagascar Rosewood
Side Material: Genuine Mahogany
Side Detail: None
Endpiece: Faux Tortoise
Endpiece Inlay: None
Binding: Faux Tortoise
Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
Side Inlay Material: None
Back Inlay Material: None
Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape: Authentic 1939
Neck Taper: Standard Taper
Plek: No
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock Shape: Solid with 1939 Taper
Headplate Material: Madagascar Rosewood
Headplate Detail: N/A
Headplate Logo Style: Script Golden Era Overlay
Headplate Binding Material: None
Heelcap: Ebony
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Scale Length: 25.4"
Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
Number of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 11/16''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
Fingerboard Inlay Style: Old Style 18
Fingerboard Binding Material: None
Side Dots: Grained Ivoroid
Back and Side Finish: Vintage Gloss
Back and Sides Color: Dark Mahogany
Finish Top: Vintage Gloss
Top Color: Clear
Finish Neck: Vintage Gloss
Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
Bridge Material: Ebony
Bridge Style: Authentic Belly - Glue in Long Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8''
Saddle: Bone
Saddle Radius: 16"
Tuning Machines: Nickel Open Gear
Recommended Strings: SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200)
Knob: Butterbean
Bridge Pin Material: None
Bridge Pin Dots: N/A
Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
Pickguard Inlay: N/A
Case: Ply Hardshell
Label: None
Electronics: Not Available
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