Martin D-18 Sitka/Mahogany Acoustic Guitar #1771806 - Used  From Martin

A classic model guitar, built in 2014, in excellent condition!

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Condition: Used, Excellent

Pure, tried 'n' true reliability.  This clean, 2014 D-18 is completely setup and ready to continue broadcasting its warm, woody, classic sound, all at an incredibly reasonable price of admission.  Truly the kind of guitar that can most any player can enjoy and almost all flatpickers in particular are sure to fall in love with!

 

Manufacturer's Description from Martin

Understated looks, timeless tone. The warm tone of mahogany and authentic Sitka spruce couple with resonant scalloped bracing under the hood for a sound that's honest, authoritative, and clear. Vintage details like open-geared tuners and classic 18-style appointments pair with a modern, low profile neck for an old-soul sound in a brand-new body.

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About Manufacturer

For well over a century and a half, The Martin Guitar Company has been continuously producing acoustic instruments that are acknowledged to be the finest in the world. The Martin Guitar Company has, through the years, managed to survive with each succeeding generation from C. F. Martin, Sr.?s Stauffer influenced creations of the 1830s to recent developments introduced by C. F. Martin IV. Continuous operation under family management is a feat bordering on the remarkable, reflecting six generations of dedication to the guitarmaker?s craft. In or out of the music industry, C. F. Martin has few rivals for sheer staying power. Throughout its colorful history, the company has adapted successfully to continual changes in product design, distribution systems, and manufacturing methods. In spite of the many changes, C. F. Martin has never veered away from its initial commitment to quality. The concern for producing the finest instruments possible in 1833 is especially evident today at Martin?s expanded facility in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. The story behind one of America?s most famous guitars began on January 31, 1796, in Markneukirchen, Germany, with the birth of Christian Frederick Martin, Sr. Born into a long line of cabinet makers, Christian Frederick took up the family craft at the early age of 15, when he left his hometown and traveled to Vienna to apprentice with Johann Stauffer, a renowned guitar maker.

Specifications

Model: D-18

Year: 2014

Serial: 1771806

Body Size: D-14 Fret

Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail

Bracing Pattern: Standard "X"

Brace Shape:

Top Material: Solid Sitka Spruce

Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany

Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany

Finish Top: Polished Gloss

Back & Side Finish: Polished Gloss

Scale Length: 25.4"

Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 11/16"

Neck Shape: Low Profile

Neck Taper:

Electronics: None

Top Color: Clear

Binding: Black Boltaron

Top Inlay Material: Multiple Black/White Boltaron

Top Detail: None

Pickguard: Black  

Pickguard Inlay: None

Rosette: Style 28

Bridge Style: Belly

Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8"

Bridge Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood

Bridge Pin Material: Black

Bridge Pin Dots: White Dots

Saddle: Compensated Bone

Saddle Radius: 16"

Brace Material: Solid Sitka Spruce

Brace Size: 5/16"

Back Purfling/Strip: Style 18

Heelcap: Solid East Indian Rosewood

Endpiece: Black Boltaron

Endpiece Inlay: None

Back & Sides Color: N/A

Back Detail: None

Back Inlay Material: None

Side Detail: None

Side Inlay Material: None

Neck Material: Select Hardwood

Finish Neck: Satin

Neck Color: None

Number of Frets: 20

Neck Joins Body at: 14th Fret

Side Dots: White

Fingerboard Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood

Fingerboard width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8"

Fingerboard Inlay Style: Style 28

Fingerboard Inlay Material: None

Fingerboard Binding Material: None

Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper

Headplate Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood

Headplate Logo Style:

Headplate Binding Material: None

Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed w/ Large Buttons

Knob: 

Nut Material: Bone

Case: Hardshell