The Martin D-18E Retro Electro Acoustic continues the Martin legacy of combining traditional and modern techniques to build guitars with some of the best tones and construction possible. The D-18E Retro was crafted to bring back the authentic tonal character of the original 1937 D-18 from the Martin Museum offering a classic Martin sound with an aged appearance. For a high-quality sound the D-18E Retro features a solid sitka spruce top for a broad dynamic range and genuine mahogany back and sides for a distinct familiar warmth. Its solid sitka spruce top features Martins aged toner process which replicates the appearance of a vintage guitar. For the gigging musicians the D-18E Retro comes equipped with a Fishman Aura VT Enhance system custom made to pick up your guitars natural acoustic voice with exceptional quality. With a classic dreadnought body players can expect superb projection and volume as well as it being able to accommodate numerous genres and techniques with ease. Martins Retro Series is designed to capture the vintage feel of classic Martin guitars but combines this with modern techniques for enhanced playability. The Martin Retro is ideal for the intermediate and advanced player who craves iconic Martin tone with a retro twist. Please note this is a B-Stock item. B-stock items are either ex repair or have previously been returned by another customer. The original boxing and manual may be missing and there may be some slight signs of usage.Otherwise the unit operates as new. This is a great opportunity to buy a fully functioning product at a discounted price supplied with a one year warranty. Software bundled with the original new product may have been registered or may no longer be included.