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      Martin D-45S Authentic 1936 Acoustic Guitar (108743907)
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Built the old-fashioned way to give you the genuine Martin look, feel, and sound that made people fall in love with Martins in the first place.

Talk about authenticity, Martin's Authentics Series guitars are constructed the old way - with hide glue, throughout, and historically-accurate detailing confirmed by using a CAT scan machine located at the Smithsonian Institute. The D-45S Authentic 1936 is based on a large body D-45 located in their museum, and features Brazilian rosewood back and sides, an Adirondack spruce top, period-correct "45" Authentic-style appointments, and includes gold tuners with hand-engraved butterbean knobs.

Martin D-45S Authentic 1936 Acoustic Guitar Features:

  • Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction
    Body Size: D-14 Fret (Large Body)
    Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
    Rosette: Style 45 Authentic
    Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped (Authentic Style) - Circa 1936
    Top Braces: Solid Adirondack Spruce 5/16''
    Back Material: Solid Brazilian Rosewood
    Back Purfling: Style 45 - Golden Era
    Side Material: Solid Brazilian Rosewood
    Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid in a Narrow 1936 Shape 45 Wedge
    Endpiece Inlay: Solid Brazilian Rosewood and Black/Maple Fiber
    Binding: Grained Ivoroid
    Top Inlay Style: Style 42
    Side Inlay: Style 45
    Back Inlay: Style 45
    Neck Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
    Neck Shape: Authentic 1936 Barrel & Heel
    Nut Material: Fossilized Ivory
    Headstock: Solid/Diamond/1936 Taper
    Headplate: Solid Brazilian Rosewood
    Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid
    Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
    Scale Length: 25.4''
    Number Of Frets Clear: 14
    Number Of Frets Total: 20
    Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-3/4''
    Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/4''
    Fingerboard Position Inlays: Snowflakes - 1936 Authentic Style
    Fingerboard Binding: Grained Ivoroid
    Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
    Finish Top: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
    Finish Neck: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
    Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
    Bridge Style: Authentic Style Belly - Long Saddle
    Bridge String Spacing: 2-5/16''
    Saddle: 16'' Radius/Long Fossilized Ivory
    Tuning Machines: Waverly Gold 4060 with Butterbean Knobs with Hand Engraving
    Bridge & End Pins: Ivory Colored Poly with Select Pearl Dots
    Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
    Case: 545V Harptone Large Body




Martin D-45S Authentic 1936 Acoustic Guitar

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  • The best sounding acoustic guitar that I have ever heard.

    As reviewed by PETE HERRERA on 3/8/2014

    Wow. I cannot get over how emotional this guitar is. I love how expressive the nuances are and how beautiful this instrument sounds. It expresses a lot of emotions. To me it is surreal. It expresses the emotions that all acoustic guitars should express. It is by far the best sounding acoustic guitar that I have ever heard. It's amazing, how expressive, and emotional it is. This is the only acoustic guitar to own. It is nice to see that quality still exist. Sincerely Yours, Pete Herrera

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