CF Martin 000-18 Retro
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, this 24.9" short scale model produces clear and expressive response for stage or studio use. With modern performance and playability, the 000-18E Retro offers the visual and tonal integrity of the genuine mahogany auditorium guitars from the pre-war era.
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
Rosette: Old Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 1/4''
Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling: Style 18
Side Material: Genuine Mahogany
Binding: Tortoise Brown
Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron Neck Material: Select Hardwood
Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval Profile w/ Performing Artist Taper
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood
Heelcap: Solid Black Ebony