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Martin D-45S Authentic 1936

by Martin

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Here to remind you why you fell in love with Martin in the first place, the new Authentics are constructed the old way - with hide glue, throughout, and historically-accurate detailing confirmed by using a CAT scan machine located at the Smithsonian Institution. The D-45S Authentic 1936 is based on a large body D-45 located in the Martin museum, and features Brazilian rosewood back and sides, an Adirondack spruce top, period-correct "45" Authentic style appointments, and includes gold tuners with hand-engraved butterbean knobs. Martin’s new Vintage Tone System (VTS) is employed for the top and braces. The new Martin Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and age the top/braces to that era. This focused method allows Martin’s craftsmen and women to recreate not only the pleasing visual aesthetics of a vintage guitar, but also reproduce the special tones previously reserved for vintage instruments.



Body Size: D-14 Fret Large Body

Finish Top: Gloss

Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint - Hide Glue Construction

Back And Side Finish: Gloss

Bracing Pattern: Authentic 1936 Forward-shifted X-brace

Scale Length: 25.4"

Brace Shape: Scalloped

Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4''

Top Material: Adirondack Spruce With Vts

Neck Shape: Authentic 1936

Back Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Taper: Standard Taper

Side Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Electronics: No

Top Color: Clear

Bridge Style: Authentic Belly - Glue In Long Saddle

Binding: Grained Ivoroid

Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/16''

Top Inlay Material: Abalone With Multi-stripe

Bridge Material: Ebony

Top Detail: None

Bridge Pin Material: Faux Ivory

Pickguard: Tortoise Pattern

Bridge Pin Dots: Abalone

Pickguard Inlay: None

Saddle: Bone

Rosette: Abalone With Multi-stripe

Saddle Radius: 16"

Brace Material: Adirondack Spruce With Vts

Back And Sides Color: None

Brace Size: 5/16"

Back Detail: None

Back Purfling/Strip: Style 45 Golden Era

Back Inlay Material: Abalone With Multi-stripe

Heelcap: Grained Ivoroid

Side Detail: None

Endpiece: Grained Ivoroid

Side Inlay Material: Abalone With Multi-stripe

Endpiece Inlay: Abalone With Multi-stripe

Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany

Fingerboard Material: Ebony

Finish Neck: Gloss

Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 2 1/4''

Neck Color: Dark Mahogany

Fingerboard Inlay Style: 1936 Authentic Style Snowflakes

Number Of Frets Total: 20

Fingerboard Inlay Material: Abalone

Neck Joins Body At: 14th Fret

Fingerboard Binding Material: Grained Ivoroid

Side Dots: Faux Tortoise

Headstock Shape: Solid With 1936 Taper And Diamond

Tuning Machines: Gold Open Gear

Headplate Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Knob: Engraved Butterbean

Headplate Logo Style: 1936 Authentic Block Inlay

Nut Material: Bone

Headplate Binding Material: Ivoroid With Multi-stripe

Headplate Detail: None

Case: Ply Hardshell

Label: None

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“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.