Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

  • Item # 1434807
  • Model # 10D18AUTHENTIC1939VT

Martin's D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged dreadnought acoustic guitar is specifically created to look and sound like it’s been your go-to guitar 80 years. This Aged version of the acclaimed D-18 Authentic 193… Learn More

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Given Martin's VTS aging treatment and distressed to look and sound like a classic 1930's Martin.

Martin's D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged dreadnought acoustic guitar is specifically created to look and sound like it’s been your go-to guitar 80 years. This Aged version of the acclaimed D-18 Authentic 1939 includes all of the goodness that fans have come to know with Martin’s Authentic Series instruments, including traditional hide glue construction and hand-scalloped X bracing. Plus, Martin has given it's Adirondack spruce top the Vintage Tone System (VTS) treatment to age the wood to replicate the sound of a vintage Martin. But they didn't stop there. Each D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged acoustic is methodically and painstakingly distressed, inside and out, in all the right places. The result is an amazing instrument that looks, feels and sounds like it came off a factory floor in the 1930s. This is a limited run, so don't miss out.Case sold separately. If you want to go old school, class in session...Order this D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged acoustic today.-

Features

  • All hide glue construction
  • Authentic 1939 construction VTS top and braces
  • Aged finish to look like a vintage 1930's guitar

Technical Specification

Martin D-18 Authentic 1939 Aged Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

Body

  • Body type: Dreadnought
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Adirondack spruce VTS
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Authentic 1939 5/16" scalloped Adirondack VTS rearward shifted X
  • Body finish: Vintage Gloss Aged
  • Orientation: Right handed

Neck

  • Neck shape: Authentic 1939 standard taper
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: Solid mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Vinage Gloss Aged

Electronics

  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Brand: Not applicable
  • Configuration: Not applicable
  • Preamp EQ: Not applicable
  • Feedback filter: Not applicable
  • Tuner: Not applicable

Other

  • Headstock overlay: Madagascar
  • Tuning machines: Nickel Open Gear Aged
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle and nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features: None
  • Case: Sold separately
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States