Martin 00017SM Mahogany Body Sitka Spruce Top Acoustic Guitars have the body of a Style 17 guitar, known for the blues, especially during the early 1900s. The dry, crisp tone attracted many blues players. As early as the mid 1800s Martin built Spruce top acoustic guitars. These 12-fret Style 17 guitars are making a come back courtesy of Martin. This new 000-17SM acoustic guitar has a Sitka spruce top with a simple Style 17 single rosette and modern A-frame bracing, giving this guitar the best of both tonalities. This guitar has a balanced, woody sound of a 000 Mahogany body combined with the clear articulation of a spruce top. The 000-17SM features a slotted 12-fret Mahogany neck that tapers from 2.25 inches at the saddle to 1.75 inches at the nut. Unique looks and features to the 00017SM are the brown tortoise top bindings, a special dark shaded high gloss top, and Waverly Golden Age tuners with ivoroid buttons.
Martin 00017SM Mahogany Body Sitka Spruce Top Acoustic Guitar Features:
- Mahogany body with balanced woody sound
- Sitka Spruce top with clear articulation
- 12 fret Style 17 guitar
- Dark shaded high gloss top
- Waverly Golden Age tuners with ivoroid buttons
- Case: 331 Hardshell