Martin 00-17 Brown 1959

6-String Acoustic Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Martin 00-17 Brown 1959

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original; there is one small finish touchup on the bass side of the neck heel.
Body Material: Mahogany
Body Details: Mahogany back, sides, and top. There are a few repaired cracks on the back of the treble bout, which have been reinforced with internal mahogany cleats. Some internal braces have been reglued as well.
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: "V" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .83" (1st fret), 1.03" (10th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 16.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Mahogany neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and non-adjustable neck reinforcement. The neck has been reset, refretted, and the nut has been replaced. There is a small finish touchup on the bass side of the heel.
Electronics: None
Hardware: The nut and saddle have been replaced, and the bridge has been reglued. A crack on the front of the bridge has been epoxied, and is secure.
Weight: 3lbs 8oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The neck has been reset and refretted -The nut and saddle have been replaced -The bridge has been reglued -Small finish touchup on the neck heel -A few repaired cracks on the back of the treble bout, with internal mahogany cleats -Some braces have been reglued -A crack in the bridge has been epoxied
Case Details: Original Chipboard Case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has nice aging present, with authentic wear and signs of use on the satin finish. There are assorted scratches on the front, and some heavier ones on the back, along with assorted small dings and chips along the edges. The back of the neck is smooth, and there is a small finish touchup on the bass side of the neck heel.
Serial Number: 166772
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are medium-low, with moderate play wear in the first position. The serial number dates the guitar to 1959.
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