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2003 Martin Custom Umgf Edition #24 00-18Vs

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I believe I’m the 3rd owner of this beauty. #24 UMGF edition 00-18VS Slothead 24.9 scale. The saddle is fossilized mammoth ivory, according to the original owner. Overall in nice condition, with minor wear that mostly requires light reflection to see. The items that do stand out are two finish dings near the bottom of the front. And the slots head does show some scratching from the strings over the years. The previous owners installed an ebony nut (which helps with the tone!) in place of the bone nut as evidenced by the finish around nut. It had a pickup installed and I removed it and replace the jack with a Stew Mac No Jack which gives it a factory look, but easily removed and it’s ready for your favorite pickup. It does have a little fret wear around the 2nd through the 4th, but not bad at all. Structurally it’s in great shape and has a great tone and lots of volume for a smaller guitar. Strings don’t have but a couple hours of use but the guitar has been sitting in the case for about a year, which is why I’m selling. I added the ebony arm rest, which is easily removed without harming the finish, but after you feel how it positions your arm and has no edge to dig into your arm you’ll probably keep it on. Action is nice and low, with a full saddle still. Plays really easy. Specs are below, except for the changes noted. $2650 shipped CONUS
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MODEL: Custom (informally UMGF Custom 00-18VS)
CONSTRUCTION: Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
BODY SIZE: 00-12 Fret
TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
ROSETTE: Old Style 18
TOP BRACING PATTERN: 00-12 Fret
TOP BRACES: Scalloped 1/4''
BACK MATERIAL: Solid Quilted Mahogany
BACK PURFLING: Zig-Zag Pattern
SIDE MATERIAL: Solid Quilted Mahogany
ENDPIECE: Tortoise Color
ENDPIECE INLAY: none
BINDING: Tortoise Color
TOP INLAY STYLE: Fine Herringbone
SIDE INLAY: none
BACK INLAY: none
NECK MATERIAL: Genuine Mahogany
NECK SHAPE: Modified V
NECK BLOCK STAMP: Custom
NUT MATERIAL: White Corian®
HEADSTOCK: Slotted/Square/Tapered
HEADPLATE: Solid Indian Rosewood/ Old Style Small Logo
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: Style-18 (Old Style- Abalone)
FINGERBOARD BINDING: none
FINISH BACK & SIDES: Polished Gloss/Dark Mahogany Stain
FINISH TOP: Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner
FINISH NECK: Semi Gloss / Dark Mahogany Stain
BRIDGE MATERIAL: Solid Black Ebony
BRIDGE STYLE: Vintage Belly- Drop In Long Saddle
BRIDGE STRING SPACING: 2 1/4''
SADDLE: 16'' Radius/White Micarta®
TUNING MACHINES: Waverly Nickel w/ Butterbean Knobs
RECOMMENDED STRINGS: Martin SP 4100 Light Phosphor Bronze
BRIDGE & END PINS: Black w/White Dots
PICKGUARD: I-03 Tortoise Color
CASE: 525 Geib Style™ 00-12 Fret Size
INTERIOR LABEL: Paper Label signed by C.F. Martin IV

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