2014 Martin D-17M

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Summary: Resurrecting the look of Martin's early Style 17 guitars, the all solid-wood 17 Series features a shaded gloss Sitka spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and tortoise brown binding. The D-17M features a booming dreadnought body, great for banging out rockers or quiet fingerpicking. This amazing instrument plays and sounds wonderful.

Features:

-Construction: Ply Blocks/ Simple Dovetail Neck Joint
-Body Size: D-14 Fret
-Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
-Rosette: Single Ring
-Top Bracing Pattern: A-Frame
-Top Braces: Solid Sitka Spruce - 5/16''
-Back Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
-Side Material: Solid Genuine Mahogany
-Binding: Tortoise Color - Brown
-Neck Material: Select Hardwood
-Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
-Nut Material: Bone
-Headstock: Solid/Square Taper
-Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood/ Raised Gold Foil Logo
-Fingerboard Material: Solid Morado
-Scale Length: 25.4''
-Number Of Frets Clear: 14
-Number Of Frets Total: 20
-Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1.697”
-Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
-Fingerboard Position Inlays: Diamonds & Squares - Short Pattern
-Finish Back & Sides: Satin
-Finish Top: 17 Style Shaded Gloss Top
-Finish Neck: Satin
-Bridge Material: Solid Morado
-Bridge Style: Belly
-Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/8''
-Saddle: 16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone
-Tuning Machines: Grover Nickel Open-Geared with Butterbean knobs
-Bridge & End Pins: Black Ebony
-Pickguard: Delmar Tortoise Color
-Case: 345 Hardshell

Cosmetics: This guitar is excellent condition. There is very light pick wear on the pickguard.

Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this guitar with a new set of 12’s. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.

Weight: 4 lbs., 2.7 oz.

Case: This instrument ships in the original Martin hard shell case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.