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1968 CF Martin D 18S

Product Code: 0924

1968 C.F. Martin D-18S (sold)

CITES Article 10 Certificate #552861/01

Such a rare, rare model.  The Martin D-18 12-fret slothead acoustic guitar.  Only recently has Martin realized what they had in their 12-fret instruments.  The D-18S is one fingerpickers dream guitar.  Sonorous, woody and full of fat, the sound these instruments produce is powerful yet extremely tactile and warm.  Solid mahogany rims and back with a sitka spruce top, brazilian rosewood board and bridge.......the 12-fret arrangement just compliments all of these features.  Less string tension makes it imminently playable and the wider 1 7/8ths neck makes it error free for the fingerpicker.  I only wish they made more of them.