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Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Acoustic Guitar

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Get Tone You've Searched For In This Legendary Pre-War Martin Design - The Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Acoustic Guitar

Here to remind you why you fell in love with us 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 Institution.

Martin Authentic 1939 Rearward Shifted X Brace

Promotes deep, natural tone of the 1930-40's era Martin Guitars

Based on a 1939 D-18 in the Martin museum, this Martin D18 guitar features genuine mahogany back and sides, an Adirondack spruce top, and uses an authentic circa 1939 bracing pattern. The period-correct "18" Authentic-style appointments, and the authentic neck barrel and heel promote the deep, natural tone of the 1930-40's era Martin guitars.

  • Martin Authentic 1939 Rearward Shifted X Brace
  • Solid Ebony Fingerboard
  • Solid Mahogany Rosewood Back And Sides
  • Old Style 18 Rosette Inlay
  • All U.S.A Construction


  • Neck Joint: Genuine Mahogany Blocks, Dovetail - Hide Glue Construction
  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
  • Rosette: Old Style 18
  • Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Back Purfling: Madagascar Rosewood (D28 Pattern)
  • Side Material: Genuine Mahogany
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Scale Length: 25.4''
  • Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Saddle: 16" Radius/Long Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Waverly Nickel 4060 w/Butterbean Knobs
  • Case: 545V Harptone

Manufacturer: C. F. Martin & Co.
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I401085-0-B

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