Martin (new) 000-17SM 12-fret slothead acoustic guitar

Tag No 32-4226 New

#1855896, with hard shell case.

Resurrecting the look of the Martin 1920s Style 17 guitars, the new 17 Series features a shaded finish gloss Sitka spruce top, actual mahogany back and sides, and tortoise brown binding. The 000-17SM features a tight, 12-fret body and vintage slotted headstock for a truly one-of-a-kind instrument.

Construction:   Ply Blocks/Simple Dovetail Neck Joint; Body Size:   000-12 Fret;  Solid Sitka Spruce Top; Single Ring Rosette; A-Frame Top Bracing Pattern;  Solid Sitka spruce 5/16'' Top Braces;   solid genuine mahogany back material;   no back purfling;  solid genuine mahogany side material; no endpiece or endpiece inlay, tortoise brown bindings, no top, side or back purfling; the neck is select hardwood and carved to a modified low oval profile, the nut she is bone, the headstock is slotted with square taper; it has a solid East Indian rosewood headplate veneer, no heelcap, a solid Morado fingerboard, a scale length of 25.4” nut to saddle, 12 frets to the body and 20 frets total; the width of the fretboard is 1 ¾ at the nut, and 2 ¼ at both the 12th fret and the same number is the E-to-E string spacing at the bridge.  

The fingerboard is inlaid with diamond-and-square in the short pattern, there is no fingerboard binding; the finish is satin on the back and sides and the top is -17 style shaded and glossy.     Back of the neck is satin; the belly style bridge is carved of solid Morado; the saddle is a 16” radius of compensated bone; tuners are Golden Age Nickel Side Mount with Ivoroid Buttons.   The bridge and end pins are solid black ebony (classy); the pickguard is tortoise color and the case is the Martin 331 hard shell.    There is, lest you think there might have been, no internal label.   We are an Authorized Martin Dealer – on every new Martin guitar the Factory Warranty is Included.     

The Martin List is $2199  

Our Price is $1,649.00.

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