Here to remind you why you fell in love with us in the first place, the new Authentics are constructed the old way - with hide glue, throughout, and historically-accurate detailing confirmed by using a CAT scan machine located at the Smithsonian Institute. Based on a 1933 OM-18 on loan from Fred Oster of Vintage Instruments, this guitar is constructed with a mahogany back and sides and an Adirondack spruce top using an authentic circa 1933 bracing pattern. Featuring period-correct "OM-18" Authentic-style appointments, right down to the Authentic 1933 neck barrel and heel.
Model: OM-18 Authentic 1933
Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
Body Size: 000-14 Fret
Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
Rosette: Old Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Authentic Style) - Circa 1933
Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Back Purfling: Solid Madagascar Rosewood Strip
Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
Endpiece: Solid Madagascar Rosewood in a Narrow 1933 Shaped