Vintage 1960 Martin OO-18G Classical Acoustic Folk Guitar Natural Finish

VINTAGE ARCHIVE

Welcome to Cream City Music's Vintage Gear Archive, a history of the remarkable vintage guitars, basses, and amps we’ve bought and sold over the years.

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Description

Cosmetic Condition:  100% original & in magnificent condition for its age with no cracks, breaks or repairs.  The guitar is simply gorgeous with very little wear - some minor nicks & dings; small finish chips & surface scratches; light weather checking - otherwise the guitar is quite clean.  Overall it's just beautiful, with a sound that compliments its appearance - rich & warm with a sweet resonance & sustain.  The guitar has been professionally set up by us with fresh strings & nice, playable action.

Neck:  Very comfortable, one-piece mahogany neck with dark rosewood fingerboard & cream side-dots.  Frets are in great shape with no wear.  Slotted headstock with classical-style tuners in perfect working condition.  2" nut width; 25 1/2" scale length.  Neck is pretty straight & plays great up & down the fingerboard.  String height at the 12th fret is about 1/8".

Body:  OO-size body with tortoise binding.  Solid spruce top with some wide grain patterns.  Rosewood bridge with multi-ring rosette.  A clear sounhole protector was added, but is not permanent & can be easily removed.  Solid mahogany back & sides.  14 1/2" lower bout width; 11" upper bout width; 4" depth.  Guitar weighs just under 3 lbs - light & resonant!

Case:  Vintage hardshell case included, although the handle is missing.


Why We Love Martin

Every Martin Guitar is a piece of music history. Inventors of the dreadnought guitar style, the Martin Guitar Company has built a legacy developing the world’s most coveted acoustic instruments for over 180 years. When you buy a Martin, you are buying an heirloom. That’s why we at Cream City Music love this iconic brand.