Martin 000-18 Natural 1946

6-String Acoustic Guitar in Natural with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Martin 000-18 Natural 1946

Vintage
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Description & Specs

Summary

Finish: Original

Top Material: Spruce Top

Body Material: Mahogany Body

Body Details: Spruce top with mahogany back and sides. -There is an area of repaired cracks on the bass side lower bout, they are structurally secure. -Repaired crack near the tailblock. There are two screws in the body near the end graft. -Plugged hole on the treble side of the body, probably from an output jack. -Some small repaired cracks in the top near the pickguard.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood Fingerboard

Neck Profile: V shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st .91" 10th 1.07"

Fingerboard Radius: 16.00

Nut Width: 1-5/8"

Scale Length: 24-3/4"

Neck Details: One piece mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard. The neck has been reset. Fretboard has been planed and refretted.

Electronics: None

Pickup Measurements: N/A

Hardware: Bridge, endpin, and bridge pins are not original. A new bone nut and saddle have been installed. G string tuner bushing is not original, the tuner itself is original.

Weight: 3 lbs 10.6 oz

Modifications / Repairs: There is an area of repaired cracks on the bass side lower bout, they are structurally secure. Repaired crack near the tailblock. There are two screws in the body near the end graft. Plugged hole on the treble side of the body, probably from an output jack. Some small repaired cracks in the top near the pickguard. The neck has been reset. Fretboard has been planed and refretted. Bridge, endpin, and bridge pins are not original. Bone nut and saddle have been made. G string tuner bushing is not original, the tuner itself is original.

Case Details: Non-original softshell case is structurally secure. Contains original bridge and endpin.

Cosmetic Condition: This guitar has moderate wear for its age. The body has scratches, dents, buckle rash, areas of worn finish around the soundhole and sides of the body, and some cosmetic damage around the crack repairs (see body details). There is a plugged hole on the treble side of the body. The neck has scratches, dents, heavily worn finish from playing, and some chipped/worn finish around the edges of the headstock.

Serial Number: 94437

Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and light neck relief. Frets are narrow and tall with no play wear. The serial number dates to 1946.