ON HOLD Martin 000-18 Golden Era 1937 - Early run 2006/7 £2250

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edited January 11 in Acoustics £
-> On hold for the time being for a prospective buyer...will ping it off again if it's a no go <-

From an early batch of the legendary Golden Era series, this is Martin's 000-18 Golden Era reproduction of the 1937 era 000 model. Neck is the original one piece mahogany (instead of the later edition with 'wings' on the headstock and 'select hardwood' (i.e. before the mahogany ran out)

Personal handover preferred in Kent/ Sussex/ Central London

No trades thanks.

Rough specs:

Natural 'amber' finish

Mahogany body/neck

Ebony fretboard

Nickel vintage style tuners

Abalone dots

Tort guard

Rosewood binding

3/4 nut

Soft V neck profile

Adirondack spruce top

Gelb case

This is a fabulous guitar. Ungigged - it's only ever been used for writing and recording.

Only selling as I'm primarily a bass player and need an upright bass. 

Based in Kent and London I would rather meet and hand it over in the South East M25 etc


Detailed Specs here
Model: 000-18 Golden Era 1937; Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint; Body Size: 000-14 Fret; Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce; Rosette: Old Style 18; Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Golden Era Style); Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 1/4''; Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany; Back Purfling: Solid Brazilian Rosewood Strip; Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany; Endpiece: Delmar Tortoise Color - Brown; Endpiece Inlay: none; Binding: Tortoise Color; Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron; Side Inlay: none; Back Inlay: none; Neck Material: One Piece Mahogany; Neck Shape: Modified V w/ 30s Style Heel; Nut Material: Fossilized Ivory; Headstock: Solid/Square Taper; Headplate: Solid Brazilian Rosewood /Golden Era Style; Heelcap: Solid Black Ebony; Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony; Scale Length: 24.9''; Number of Frets Clear: 14; Number of Frets Total: 20; Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1-3/4''; Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2-1/4''; Fingerboard Position Inlays: Old Style 18; Fingerboard Binding: none; 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/ Long Saddle; Bridge String Spacing: 2-5/16''; Saddle: 16'' Radius/Long Fossilized Ivory; Tuning Machines: Nickel Open-Geared w/ Oval Buttons; Recommended Strings: Light Gauge; Bridge & End Pins: Solid Black Ebony; Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color - Beveled & Polished; Case: 533E Geib style; Interior Label: Signed by CFM IV.
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