Martin Retro Series 000-18E Retro Acoustic

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Martin 000-18E Retro Guitar

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.

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Description

SPECIFICATIONS OVERVIEW
BODY SIZE:

000-14 Fret

FINISH TOP:

Gloss

CONSTRUCTION:

Dovetail Neck Joint

BACK & SIDE FINISH:

Gloss

BRACING PATTERN:

X-Brace

SCALE LENGTH:

24.9″

BRACE SHAPE:

Scalloped

FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT NUT:

1 3/4”

TOP MATERIAL:

Sitka Spruce

NECK SHAPE:

Modified Low Oval

BACK MATERIAL:

Genuine Mahogany

NECK TAPER:

High-Performance Taper

SIDE MATERIAL:

Genuine Mahogany

ELECTRONICS:

Fishman Aura VT

RECOMMENDED STRINGS:

Retro® Light MM12

 

TOP
TOP COLOR:

Aging Toner

BRIDGE STYLE:

Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle

BINDING:

Faux Tortoise

BRIDGE STRING SPACING:

2 5/32″

TOP INLAY MATERIAL:

Multi-Stripe

BRIDGE MATERIAL:

Ebony

TOP DETAIL:

N/A

BRIDGE PIN MATERIAL:

Black Plastic

PICKGUARD:

Faux Tortoise

BRIDGE PIN DOTS:

White Plastic

PICKGUARD INLAY:

N/A

SADDLE:

Compensated White Tusq

ROSETTE:

Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe

SADDLE RADIUS:

16″

BODY
BRACE MATERIAL:

Sitka Spruce

BACK & SIDES COLOR:

Dark Mahogany

BRACE SIZE:

1/4″

BACK DETAIL:

N/A

BACK PURFLING/STRIP:

Style 18

BACK INLAY MATERIAL:

None

HEELCAP:

Ebony

SIDE DETAIL:

N/A

ENDPIECE:

None

SIDE INLAY MATERIAL:

None

ENDPIECE INLAY:

None

NECK
NECK MATERIAL:

Select Hardwood

FINGERBOARD MATERIAL:

Ebony

FINISH NECK:

Satin

FINGERBOARD WIDTH AT 12TH FRET:

2 1/8”

NECK COLOR:

Dark Mahogany

FINGERBOARD INLAY STYLE:

Old Style

NUMBER OF FRETS TOTAL:

20

FINGERBOARD INLAY MATERIAL:

Abalone

NECK JOINS BODY AT:

14th Fret

FINGERBOARD BINDING MATERIAL:

N/A

SIDE DOTS:

White

HEADSTOCK
HEADSTOCK SHAPE:

Solid with Square Taper

TUNING MACHINES:

Nickel Open Gear

HEADPLATE MATERIAL:

Granadillo

KNOB:

Butterbean

HEADPLATE LOGO STYLE:

Script Old Style Overlay

NUT MATERIAL:

Bone

HEADPLATE BINDING MATERIAL:

N/A

MISC
CASE:

Ply Hardshell

LEFT HANDED AVAILABILITY:

Yes

LABEL:

N/A

PLEKED:

Yes