The Martin 00-18S John Mellencamp Acoustic Guitar boasts a solid Carpathian spruce top as well as a stunning solid quilted mahogany back and sides for bright, clear tone. For a Rock & Roll Hall of Fam... Click To Read More About This Product
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The Martin 00-18S John Mellencamp Acoustic Guitar boasts a solid Carpathian spruce top as well as a stunning solid quilted mahogany back and sides for bright, clear tone. For a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy winner, Mellencamp's signature guitar truly had to be something special. The superb blend of tonewoods and scalloped 1/4" top braces afford this Martin guitar excellent response and balanced tone. The understated aesthetic touches on the 00-18S John Mellencamp Guitar make its rare woods and outstanding tone stand out. Signed by John Mellencamp, this beautiful”and very playable”Martin Guitar is a great addition to any guitar collection.
Model: 00-18s John Mellencamp Gloss
Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
Body Size: 00-12 Fret
Top: Solid Carpathian Spruce
Rosette: Old Style 18
Top Bracing Pattern: Standard ''X'' Scalloped
Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce 1/4''
Back Material: Solid Quilted Mahogany
Back Purfling: Style 18
Side Material: Solid Quilted Mahogany
Endpiece: Tortoise Color - Brown
Endpiece Inlay: None
Binding: Tortoise Color - Brown
Top Inlay Style: Multiple Black/White Boltaron
Side Inlay: None
Back Inlay: Black/White Boltaron
Neck Material: Select Hardwood
Neck Shape: Low Profile
Nut Material: Bone
Headstock: Slotted/Square Slots/Square Taper
Headplate: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
Heelcap: Solid Black Ebony
Fingerboard Material: Solid Black Ebony
Scale Length: 24.9''
# Of Frets Clear: 12
# Of Frets Total: 20
Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-3/4''
Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2-1/4''
Fingerboard Position Inlays: Abalone Dots @ 5th, 7th & 9th. John Mellencamp Signature Between 18th & 20th Fret - Mop
Fingerboard Binding: None
Finish Back & Sides: Polished Gloss
Finish Top: Polished Gloss with Aging Toner
Finish Neck: Satin
Bridge Material: Solid Black Ebony
Bridge Style: Pyramid with Drop-In Saddle
Bridge String Spacing: 2-5/16''
Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
Tuning Machines: Waverly with Small Ivoroid Buttons
Recommended Strings: Martin Studio Performance Light Phosphor Bronze (MSP4100)
Bridge & End Pins: Solid Black Ebony
Case: 525 Geib Style
Interior Label: Signed By John Mellencamp, Numbered In Sequence
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