Martin D-18E 1959 Natural

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The D-18E was an early attempt by Martin to produce an acoustic-electric guitar by installing two DeArmond pickups and three control knobs into a D-18 dreadnought. The electronics adversely affected the tone of the guitar, and the D-18E only remained in production for a year.

Years of Production: 
1958 - 1959

Body Style: Dreadnought 

Wood Composition:  Mahogany back and sides, Adirondack Spruce top, 1-piece Mahogany neck

Design Elements: Two DeArmond pickups, three control knobs, tortoiseshell pickguard

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