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1953 C F Martin 000 18

Product Code: RFC-001

1953 C.F. Martin 000-18 (sold)

CITES Article10 Certificate #553239/03

A genuine old warhorse of a 000-18.......but goodness what a great sound it makes.  Everywhere are signs of use and play.......mottled finish, changed tuners, filled holes in the front of the headstock, scuffs and dings.......but what a powerful instrument.  Original bridge and pickguard, solid mahogany rims and back with a sitka spruce top and brazilian rosewood board and bridge.  After all of this, she still wants to play and play with the voice of an angel and a lion depending on what you do to it.  I've always said that many times these old warhorses sound better than the under-the-bed variety and this is proof.  If you like scruffy but great, this is your guitar.