Martin 000-18E Retro 14 Fret Acoustic Electric with Case

Martin

000-18E Retro

 

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What do you get when you take iconic traditional and bring it into the modern world? You get something like this… the Martin 000-18e Retro. Martin's groundbreaking Retro Series represents the most significant advancement of their 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. Finish off this great guitar with a Fishman F1 Aura Plus pick up system.

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.

Features

  • Model: 000-18E Retro
  • Construction: Genuine Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Body Size: 000-14 Fret
  • 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
  • Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Scale Length: 24.9''
  • Number of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: Old Style 18 - Green Abalone
  • Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
  • Finish Top: Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
  • Bridge Style: 1930s Style Belly w/ Drop-In Saddle
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2-3/16''
  • Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/White Tusq
  • Tuning Machines: Nickel Open Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs
  • Bridge & End Pins: Black w/ White Inlay
  • Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
  • Electronics: Fishman F1 Aura Plus