Martin 00-18 1930 Natural

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As part of the Martin 18 series, the 00-18 used Mahogany for its back and sides (though examples from prior to 1917 used Rosewood). Like other orchestra or auditorium-sized Martins, the 00-18 is considered an excellent finger-style guitar. All 00-sized Martins from prior to 1934 had 12-frets clear of the body. 

Years of Production: 1898 - 1995

Unique to this Year: Bridge changes from square to rounded belly bridge. 

Wood Composition: Mahogany back and sides, Spruce top, Mahogany neck, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: Unbound fingerboard, 12-frets (clear of body), 9-ring soundhole rosette, small dot inlays, rounded belly bridge

Notable Players: Steve Howe, John Mellencamp, Elizabeth Cotten

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