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Description
  • Instrument: OM and Auditorium

  • Brand: Martin

  • Model: 000-18 Shade Top

  • Finish: Original "Shade Top"

  • SKU: GF5830

  • Original Finish: Yes

  • Original Parts: No

  • Handedness: Right

  • Made In Year: 1936

  • Year of Build: 1936

  • Top: Adirondack Spruce

  • Back and Sides: Mahogany

  • Neck/Fingerboard: Mahogany/Ebony

  • Fingerboard Radius: 16"

  • Brace Pattern: Scalloped X

  • Tuners: Kluson (Grovers In Case)

  • Bridge: Ebony

  • Electronics: N/A

  • Scale Length: 24.9"

  • Nut Width: 1.750"

  • String Spacing at Saddle: 2.36"

A fantastic sounding and playing pre-war 000-18. This was one of only four 000-18's made in 1936 with a shade top; it's original finish is intact with heavy playwear around the pickguard, on the lower bout bass side, and on the back of the neck. Some repairs and modifications to note are a previous neck set and refret, a bridge reglue and an added bridge plate saver, and cleated cracks under the pickguard and fingerboard extension, behind the low E string running from the bridge to the tailblock, and on the bass side of the back. It also has a new nut and saddle, and period correct Kluson tuners. Includes a Hoffee case.

Martin 000-18 1936

$70,000

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    Description
    A fantastic sounding and playing pre-war 000-18. This was one of only four 000-18's made in 1936 with a shade top; it's original finish is intact with heavy playwear around the pickguard, on the lower bout bass side, and on the back of the neck. Some repairs and modifications to note are a previous neck set and refret, a bridge reglue and an added bridge plate saver, and cleated cracks under the pickguard and fingerboard extension, behind the low E string running from the bridge to the tailblock, and on the bass side of the back. It also has a new nut and saddle, and period correct Kluson tuners. Includes a Hoffee case.
    Spec
    • Instrument: OM and Auditorium

    • Brand: Martin

    • Model: 000-18 Shade Top

    • Finish: Original "Shade Top"

    • SKU: GF5830

    • Original Finish: Yes

    • Original Parts: No

    • Handedness: Right

    • Made In Year: 1936

    • Year of Build: 1936

    • Top: Adirondack Spruce

    • Back and Sides: Mahogany

    • Neck/Fingerboard: Mahogany/Ebony

    • Fingerboard Radius: 16"

    • Brace Pattern: Scalloped X

    • Tuners: Kluson (Grovers In Case)

    • Bridge: Ebony

    • Electronics: N/A

    • Scale Length: 24.9"

    • Nut Width: 1.750"

    • String Spacing at Saddle: 2.36"

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