MARTIN D-19

  • Martin D-19 acoustic guitar
    Martin D-19

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1976 to 1988

Production of the Martin D-19 began in 1976 and ended in 1988. The Martin D-19 was essentially a D-18 but with a dark brown stained top - from a distance it looks like a mahogany top but it's actually spruce. The other differences between the D-18 and D-19 were that the D-19  had a style 28 rosette, style 21 top purfling and an additional white/black purfling on the back.

Specifications (18)

General

Finish colorsbrown finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings

Body

Body back materialmahogany body back
Body sides materialmahogany body sides
Body top materialspruce body top
Pickguard materialblack pickguard
Soundholeround soundhole

Neck

Body fretNeck joins body at 14th fret
Neck jointset neck
Number of frets20 fret
Peghead (headstock)veneer headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Hardware

Bridge pinswhite with black dot pins
Bridgerosewood bridge

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Prices (8)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1981$650excellent
1982$1200good
2017$1200good"Some are lighter than others. This one is darker. More chocolate. Gorgeous tone.
2018$400.00goodBill
2017$1300good
1980$500new
2012$1200goodTaylor1977 model
1979$799excellent

Reviews (1)

MARTIN D-19 reviewed by Anonymous

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Ordered one in 1979. Got a letter from Mike Longworth asking where I'd ordered it. Reason being I'd specified Grovers and the Martins then all came with Schallers. So I finally got it. Grovers. And a top from a D-45. Martin. Longworth. No Words.

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