Martin 1933 OM-18 Amber Authentic Series
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 genuine 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. Martin’s new Vintage Tone System (VTS) is employed for the top and braces.
The new Martin Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the top/braces to that era. This focused method allows Martin’s craftsmen and women to recreate not only the pleasing visual aesthetics of a vintage guitar, but also reproduce the special tones previously reserved for vintage instruments.
Hardshell Case Included
Model: OM-18 Authentic 1933
Case: Ply Hardshell Included
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
Body Size: 000-14 Fret
Top Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
Top Detail: N/A
Bracing Pattern: Authentic 1933 X Brace
Brace Shape: Scalloped
Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce with VTS
Brace Size: 5/16" with 1/4" Tone Bars
Back Material: Genuine Mahogany
Back Detail: N/A
Back Purfling/Strip: Madagascar Rosewood
Side Material: Genuine Mahogany
Side Detail: N/A
Endpiece: Madagascar Rosewood
Endpiece Inlay: N/A
Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
Side Inlay Material: N/A
Back Inlay Material: N/A
Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
Neck Shape: Authentic 1933
Neck Taper: Standard Taper
Nut Material: Ebony
Headstock Shape: Solid with 1933 Taper
Headplate Material: Madagascar Rosewood
Headplate Detail: N/A
Headplate Logo Style: Script Authentic 1933 Overlay
Headplate Binding Material: N/A
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Scale Length: 25.4"
Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret
Number of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4''
Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/4''
Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone
Fingerboard Inlay Style: Old Style 18
Fingerboard Binding Material: N/A
Side Dots: Grained Ivoroid
Back and Side Finish: Vintage Gloss
Back and Sides Color: Dark Mahogany
Finish Top: Vintage Gloss
Top Color: 1932 Shaded
Finish Neck: Vintage Gloss
Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
Bridge Material: Ebony
Bridge Style: Authentic Belly - Glue in Long Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2 3/8''
Saddle Radius: 16"
Tuning Machines: Nickel Open Gear
Recommended Strings: SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200)
Bridge Pin Material: Black Plastic
Bridge Pin Dots: N/A
Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
Pickguard Inlay: N/A
Electronics: Not Available
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