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❌SOLD❌ Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 1957

❌SOLD❌   Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 1957

Here we have a lovely Martin D-18 Dreadnought in the stock Natural finish, dated to January of 1957 and used as intended! This Martin D-18 was built in Nazareth, Pennsylvania and dates to January 1957. it is in good playable condition, with a fresh re-fret, bridge plate repair and setup performed at The Twelfth Fret Repair Shop. The Kluson tuners are original, and there are no electronics.

Vintage
Price: $8,999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin D-18 Dreadnought Figured Natural, 2019

❌SOLD❌   Martin D-18 Dreadnought Figured Natural, 2019

The Martin D-18 Dreadnought is one of the truly iconic guitars and its popularity has also made it one of the most copied. Originally designed to compete with instruments like banjos on unamplified bandstands, its somewhat bass-biased tone makes it ideal as a rhythm instrument, while the Mahogany back and sides add high end sparkle for fingerstyle.

Used
Price: $2,699.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 2013

❌SOLD❌   Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 2013

With a design dating back to 1917, the Martin D-18 Dreadnought has been one of the bases of the Martin line since its official launch in 1931. The Martin D-18 Dreadnought shares a number of core design elements with all other Martin Dreadnoughts, a large body with Mahogany neck. What changes from model to model is the wood selection and appointments.

Used
Price: $2,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 1989

❌SOLD❌  Martin D-18 Dreadnought Natural, 1989

The Martin D-18 Dreadnought has become one of the standard go-to guitars, used by artists in almost every genre. Introduced in 1932 with a 12-fret neck – the 14-fret neck was added in 1934 – the Martin D-8 dreadnought is based on the 1916 – 1930 Dreadnought 111 for the Oliver Ditson Company. Only 18 of that model had been built.

Used
Price: $2,250.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin D18 Dreadnought Natural, 2012

❌SOLD❌  Martin D18 Dreadnought Natural, 2012

The Martin D18 Dreadnought has been one of the staples of the Martin line, and the choice of countless guitarists since its introduction in 1931.  Built with a simple pairing of Sitka Spruce for the top and tropical Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck, the D-18 also features Ebony for the bridge and fingerboard and Indian Rosewood for the head plate. The top is braced using a forward-shifted X pattern.

Used
Price: $2,400.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Martin D18 Custom Shop Natural, 2010

❌SOLD❌ Martin D18 Custom Shop Natural, 2010

This Martin D18 Custom Shop is closely based on a classic, and has been one of the most popular guitar designs since its mass market introduction in the early 1930’s. The basic Dreadnought design itself dates from mid 1910’s models built for the Oliver Ditson company. Like many guitar companies, the Martin Custom Shop allows customers to specify particular features, tailoring the instrument to their own needs. Here, this Martin D18 Custom Shop guitar was ordered with just a few modifications – a slightly narrower nut and some D28 appointments, particularly the rosette.

Used
Price: $2,650.00 CAD

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