Martin 000-18E Retro Auditorium with Aura+
Martin's groundbreaking Retro Series represents the most significant advancement of our era in amplified acoustic sound. Based upon a beautiful 1940 14-fret 000-18 ""donor"" guitar from the Martin Museum collection, this 24.9"" short scale model produces clear and expressive response for stage or studio use. With modern performance and playability, the 000-18E Retro offers the visual and tonal integrity of the genuine mahogany auditorium guitars from the pre-war era.
- Acoustic-electric guitar with Auditorium body style and built-in Fishman F1 Aura Plus Retro electronics
- Punchy voice with excellent projection is perfect for playing with other instruments
- Rich, timeless tone from the solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides
- Period-correct looks
- Based on a 1940 guitar from the Martin Museum collection
String Type Steel Body Style/Shape 000, 14-fret Left-/Right-handed Right-handed Color Natural Finish Polished Gloss Top Wood Solid Sitka Spruce Back & Sides Wood Solid Genuine Mahogany Body Bracing X Scalloped Neck Wood Select Hardwood Fingerboard Material Solid Black Ebony Fingerboard Inlay None Binding Tortoise Brown Neck Shape Modified Low Oval Profile with Performing Artist Taper Tuning Machines Grover Nickle V97-18NA Sta Tite Bridge Material Solid Black Ebony Nut/Saddle Material Bone nut, TUSQ saddle Electronics Fishman F1 Aura Plus Retro Strings Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Light Gauage Case Included Hardshell Case included