Ditson (Martin) 1-18 parlor 1919

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Ditson (Martin) 1-18 parlor 1919

3,950.00 4,500.00

Martin built guitars for the Oliver Ditson chain of music stores that featured this unusual body shape. Being smaller than an “0" means it qualifies as a bona-fide parlor guitar.

Yep, this is the kind Sting plays live onstage. Fantastic little thing. Strung with extra-light bronze strings, it really sings!

  • top: spruce

  • b&s: mahogany

  • all original

  • case: Larrivee

  • bracing: fan-braced

  • recent neck reset

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