Vintage United/Martin 0-size 12-fret blend in ladder-braced spruce/birch, 1 3/4” nut, 2 3/8” string spacing, great all-around player


This old gal boasts a body made by United from the 1960s and a modern Martin neck with a low oval neck profile. Extras include tortoise binding, Ovankol headstock plates and new Golden Age tuning machines. Completely rebuilt for modern play, playability is excellent and very comfortable.

SPECS: 0-size body, 12-fret neck with paddle headstock, ladder-braced solid spruce book matched top in natural finish, birch sides and back in tobacco brown finish, Martin LX neck with neck reinforcement added, Golden Age tuning machines, low oval neck profile, rosewood fretboard with new frets, new rosewood bridge, bone nut and saddle with ebony pins. Nut width: hair over 1 3/4”, String Spacing: 2 3/8”, Scale length: 25.4”, Upper bout: 9 3/4”, Lower Bout: 13 3/4”, Body length: 17 3/4”, Widest body depth: 3 3/4”, Overall length: 36 1/4”, Neck thickness at 1st fret: 3/4“, Neck thickness at 5th fret: 13/16”, Action: 1/8”, string gauge setup: D’addario EJ26 custom light gauge in standard tuning.

CONDITION: Solid rebuilt condition with upgraded bracing to accommodate modern steel strings. Minor dry wood flaking around neck heal joint. Other work included neckset, ladder-braced spruce top, bridge, setup. Repurposed woods may have underlying scrapes and scratches, bumps and bruises.

SOUND: Full and resonant tone with nice sustain. Great all-around player for most any style. Action can be adjusted to suit your playing style.

PRICE: $599


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