Vintage Martin 000-18 1956 w/Hardshell Case

$ 4,999.99

1 in stock

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Description

Vintage 1956 Martin 000-18 in Natural finish with Hardshell Case. This guitar features a mahogany back and sides body with a sitka spruce top, mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard. The 24.75″ scale length neck has mother of pearl dot inlays and 22 medium frets with a medium C neck profile. The hardware is comprised of aftermarket tuning machines, a bone nut, a Rosewood bridge with bone saddle and a tortoise shell pickguard.

This vintage guitar is in very good condition, but great players grade vintage guitar. It has had some repairs during its life, it has been refinished, there is a crack/hole repair that was nicely done before refin, bridge has been reset, some light finish checking on its top, some light scratches on body. There is some slight belling at the bridge and tuning machines have been replaced at some point. (See Pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 12-56 strings and includes hardshell case.

Specs

  • Make: Martin
  • Model: 000-18
  • Year: 1956
  • Finish: Natural
  • Finish Type: Gloss Lacquer
  • Country: USA
  • Serial #: 153878
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 3lbs 9.8oz
  • Body Shape: Auditorium
  • Body Type: Acoustic
  • Body Back And Sides: Mahogany
  • Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
  • Body Binding: Double Bound Tortoise
  • Scale Length: 24.75″
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Natural
  • Finger Board: Rosewood
  • Neck Radius: 12″
  • Neck Profile: Medium C
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dot
  • Nut Width: 1.687″
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 22 Medium
  • Headstock: Rosewood Overlay
  • Pickguard: Tortoise Shell
  • Tuning Machines: Aftermarket Open Gear with Kidney Bean Heads
  • Bridge: Rosewood with Bone Saddle
  • Mods: Tuning machines
  • String Gauge: 12-56
  • Case: Hardshell Case

Condition

  • Overall Condition: ✯✯✯✯ ·
  • Body Back: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Front: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Binding: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Fretboard: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Fret Life: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Neck: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Headstock Front: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Headstock Back: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Bridge: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Hardware: ✯✯✯✯☆

Additional information

condition

Very Good

make

Martin

model

000-18

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