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All of our Martin 000-18E Retro guitars are brand new, factory-fresh, in unplayed condition, and come with a Martin hardshell case and Martin's Lifetime Warranty.
Martin's groundbreaking Retro Series represents the most significant advancement of our era in amplified acoustic sound. Based upon a beautiful 1940 14-fret 000-18 "donor" guitar from the Martin Museum collection, the 000-18E Retro produces clear and expressive response for stage or studio use. Standing as the long awaited addition of short scale model to Martin's popular Retro line, the 000-18E may be the guitar that every acoustic blues guitarist looking for a stage worthy pickup system has been waiting for. With modern performance and playability, the 000-18E Retro offers the visual and tonal integrity of the mahogany auditorium guitars from the pre-war era.
Maury's Music thoroughly inspects every guitar before it ships. We can even set it up to your specs upon request! Simply choose between "Factory Setup" or "Custom Setup" when placing your order. Click here for more details.
Upgrade prices below include installation; these fees are non-refundable.
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/ Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY SIZE: 000-14 Fret
TOP MATERIAL: Solid Sitka Spruce
TOP BRACING PATTERN: Standard "X" Scalloped
BACK/SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Genuine Mahogany
NECK SHAPE: Modified Low Oval w/ Performing Artist Taper
NUT MATERIAL: Bone
SCALE LENGTH: 24.9"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT: 1-3/4"
FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET: 2-1/8"
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2-3/16"
SADDLE: 16" Radius/Compensated White Tusq
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light (MSP7100)
BRIDGE & END PINS: Black w/ White Inlay
CASE: 433 Hardshell
ELECTRONICS: Fishman F1 Aura Plus
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