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1948 C F Martin 000 18



A lovely example of the 1948 Martin 000-18.  All original and in exactly the amount of playwear that one would expect from a 40's Martin that has seen action.  What you see is what you get.  There are 2 cracks to the bottom bout, all stable and unoffensive.  Otherwise, it's clean with some playwear here and there. Lovely mahogany rims and back with a Sitka Spruce top, brazilian board and bridge and mahogany neck.   

Tonally, it's warm and woody with a really strong bottom end that sings at no expense to the other ranges.  It verges on a D-18 for fullness of harnomics and power, which isn't common in such a small guitar.  Plays beautifully and needs nothing.  

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