Martin 00-18 Natural 1965

6-String Acoustic Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Martin 00-18 Natural 1965

The Richard Fortus Collection

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 call to speak to one of our experts.
Finish Details: Original; there are two small patches of overspray around the bottom strap button and on the side of the treble bout.
Top Material: Spruce Top
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Body Details: Mahogany back and sides with spruce top. There is a repaired crack in the top which is reinforced with a cleat underneath the soundboard. There is also a small rectangular patch on the side of the treble bout, as well as a repaired impact along the bottom of the body. These last two repairs appear to have been oversprayed.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Soft "V" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .85" (1st fret), .97" (10th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 16.00" to
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Mahogany neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, dot inlays, and non-adjustable steel reinforcement rod.
Electronics: N/A
Hardware: The saddle and tuners have been replaced, and a strap button has been installed at the heel.
Weight: 3 lbs 3 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The bridge has been reglued, and it appears the saddle slot was filled and re-cut -The saddle has been replaced with a bone saddle -A strap button has been installed at the heel -Numerous structural repairs, including a mahogany patch on the side of the body, a repaired impact at the bottom strap button, and a repaired crack in the top. The top crack has been cleated underneath the soundboard.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows wear consistent with its age; the finish has hazed and has numerous pits, scratches, and small blemishes. There are a few sections of the soundhole which have been reglued, and there is a repaired crack in the top extending from the treble side of the bridge to the end of the body. There is a rectangular mahogany patch on the treble side of the body, as well as a repaired impact around the bottom strap button. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash. The tuners have been replaced, leaving several open screw holes on the back of the headstock.
Serial Number: 204101
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the frets are narrow and low with minor wear. The serial number dates to 1965.

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