Modeled after the 1934 D-18, select mahogany back & sides (with cloth reinforcement strips), Adirondack (red) spruce top, scalloped braces (with forward shifted X), ebony fretboard & bridge, abalone dot inlays, modified V-shaped neck (1 3/4" nut, 2 5/16" string spacing at bridge), tapered squared peghead with Brazilian overlay & old decal, Waverly nickel open-gear tuners, black binding with BWBWB inlay, dark tortoise pickguard & endpiece, fossil ivory nut & long saddle, black bridgepins, aging toner. C F Martin IV's signature on label & underside of top. With antique Geib style hard shell case.
MODEL D-18GE 1934 CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret TOP: Solid Adirondack Spruce ROSETTE: Old Style 18 and B/W Fiber TOP BRACING PATTERN: D-OMLE Forward Shifted TOP BRACES: Solid Adirondack Spruce/ Scalloped 5/16'' Golden Era BACK MATERIAL: Solid Genuine Mahogany (Golden Era back braces) BACK PURFLING: Style 18 SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Genuine Mahogany ENDPIECE: Tortoise Color ENDPIECE INLAY: none BINDING: Black Boltaron® TOP INLAY STYLE: B/W/B/W/B Boltaron SIDE INLAY: none BACK INLAY: none NECK MATERIAL: Genuine Mahogany NECK SHAPE: Modified V NUT MATERIAL: Fossilized Ivory HEADSTOCK: Solid/Square/Tapered HEADPLATE: Solid Brazilian Rosewood HEELCAP: Solid Black Ebony FINGERBOARD MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony SCALE LENGTH: 25.4" # OF FRETS CLEAR: 14 # 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 - Abalone Pearl FINGERBOARD BINDING: none FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss/Dark Mahogany Stain FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner FINISH NECK: Semi Gloss/ Dark Mahogany Stain/ Dark Filler BRIDGE MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony BRIDGE STYLE: 1930s Style Belly - Long Saddle BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 5/16'' SADDLE: Fossil Ivory TUNING MACHINES: Waverly Nickel w/ Butterbean Knobs RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin SP 4200 Medium Phosphor Bronze BRIDGE & END PINS: Black PICKGUARD: I-03 Tortoise Color/Beveled and Polished CASE: 545 Geib Style™ INTERIOR LABEL: Paper Label Signed By CFM IV ELECTRONICS: not an option OTHER OPTIONS: Available left-handed at no additional charge OTHER COMMENTS: All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.
Martin D18GE Golden Era
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