1933 Martin OM-18 Vintage Guitar Rare Original

By February 21, 2017July 4th, 2020Vintage Guitar
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1933 OM-18 vs 1938 OO-21S Comparison

 

1933 Martin OM-18
ser#54742, not for sale, just for informational purposes, one of 200 made in 1933, original finish, no top cracks, original bar frets, no T bar in neck, structurally very sound, incredible resonant tone, the longer 25.4” OM scale makes a noticeable difference and produces a big tone, 1 11/16” at nut, maybe a perfect ebony bridge replacement, bridge plate is original but may have had a shim added, lots of scratches dings and character, soft V neck,  neck reset and refretted with original stye bar frets in 2019, original open back G-98 Grover tuners are back on, rare no logo peghead veneer with stamp on back of headstock says” Made In USA CF Martin & Co NAZARETH, PA”, orig fretboard with dot inlays (some non-orig inlays on fingerboard were removed), correct replacement bridge, only one very small sealed back crack and one sealed side crack

*Neck was professionally reset and refretted with original style bar frets in 2019

1933 Martin OM-18

1933 om-18 Martin original vintage guitar

1933 Martin OM-18

1933 om-18 Martin original vintage guitar back

1933 Martin OM-18 headstock
original open back G-98 Grover tuners are back on
1933 om-18 Martin original vintage guitar headstock

1933 Martin OM-18

1933 om-18 Martin original vintage guitar headstock 2

1933 Martin OM-18 sides

1933 om-18 Martin original vintage guitar sides

1933 Martin OM-18 neck joint

1933 om-18 Martin original vintage guitar back

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